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Steve Taylor

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Tormod Sona

One man, universally respected in Hebridean Christian circles was Norman MacDonald – ‘Tormod Sona’ (Happy Norman). Born on the Island of Lewis in the spring if 1852 Norman was in touch with a generation who had experienced the  outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Revival on the Isle of Lewis in 1827. Norman was converted at the age of 19 and was ordained an elder of Barvas Free Church of Scotland in 1902. He died in July 1945 aged 93. Continue Reading


The Mystery of God

The apostle Paul prays that the early Christians might acknowledge ‘the mystery of God’ (Colossians 2:2) while a wise man writing in the Torah states ‘As you do not know the path of the wind, or how the body is formed in a mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the work of God, the Maker of all things.’ (Ecclesiastes 11:5). Continue Reading