Call to scrap the Kirking:
Old High St Stephen’s, Inverness
Sunday 9 September 2012: Year B, The Kirking of the Council
Texts: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
The God of the outsiders
In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.
This week I read an article by Ben Withnall, Head of Media at the Bible Society in England. Responding to press coverage of a legal case in the news, he reminded his readers that there is nothing at all in the Bible about whether or not Christians ought to wear a cross. He comments, ‘That’s not because the Bible has nothing to say in the debate, it’s just that it doesn’t ask the questions in the same way’.