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Life and Work Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $3.17 per issue Packed every month with features, news and opinion on Christian Life within Scotland and further afield.

Life and Work was first published in 1879 and is the editorially independent monthly magazine of the Church of Scotland.

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Life and Work  |  December 2017  


In this month's issue:

- FROM HOLY LAND TO ADVENT CENTERPIECE
The journey of a Christmas crib

- THE ACCIDENTAL TRAIL BLAZER
The Rev Rola Sleiman, the first Christian woman minister ordained in the Middle East

- SIGNPOSTS OF FAITH
The Rev John Chalmers on change in the Church
Packed every month with features, news and opinion on Christian Life within Scotland and further afield.

Life and Work was first published in 1879 and is the editorially independent monthly magazine of the Church of Scotland.

In every 60-page full colour issue you’ll find:

 Prayer
 Readers’ Letters
 The Big Question
 Features
 Comment from regular columnists
 Moderator’s Page
 Profile
 The Big Picture - photo page
 Parish & World News
 Bible Study
 Mediation
 Book Reviews
 Registers

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Among the best of its kind in church magazines. Reviewed Friday, 12 February 2021
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I like to keep up with what is happening in the Kirk and Life and Work is ideal for what I want to read. Reviewed Tuesday, 22 September 2020
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Life and Work

Always has great articles. Reviewed Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Really entertaining

Best in class Reviewed Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Thought provoking

One of the best of its type Reviewed Thursday, 18 July 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Life and Work December 2017.

From The Editor Follow the Editor on Twitter @LifeWorkEditor THIS month I shall be braving the freezing cold of a December night to ‘sleep’ under the stars to raise money for the Social Bite campaign to tackl...
PRAYER Photo: iStock This Christmas remember someone whom you have lost; someone who has been so much part of Christmas past. And let the loss and pain be comforted by the tender hands of Je...
The perfect gift this Christmas Six issues of Life and Work ONLY £12 Why not gift the award winning magazine of the Church of Scotland this Christmas and have it sent to a family member, friend or someone in your congregation...
LETTERS Clerical collar comments A letter in a recent issue of the magazine referred to the fact that ministers nowadays seldom wear clerical collars,certainly when “off duty” but also frequently in chur...
The Big Question This month’s question is: ‘Have you ever given an ‘alternative’ Christmas gift?’ Would you like to take part in a future Big Question? Send us your details and interests to magazine@lifeandwork....
An appointment with redemptive destiny Ron Ferguson considers the profound power of music as we look to ‘the child of hope’. COMMENT I HEARD it first in St Magnus Cathedral. It sounded ethereal, gorgeously so. I was immediately capt...

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