First Larne Presbyterian Church

First Larne Presbyterian Church



Jeff Fountain explores Belshazzar's feast in Daniel 5 and asks, 'Will future historians look back on this "corona-year" as the end of the party?'

Rhythm and Blues

My Dad, and the Son who Died

My Dad died last week, ultimately, like oh so many, of the coronavirus. We hadn’t seen him for over three weeks, and though he was full of years, full of love, and, to the very last, full of humour, his death was untimely. It always is.

AMAZING GRACE – 272 years ago in Lough Swilly

Bible reading

Psalm 102

On Being Overwhelmed

It was Harold Wilson who allegedly said that ‘a week is a long time in politics’. In these recent momentous days, it looks as if that should be reduced to five minutes.


How do we respond when crisis erupts around us?

This year it was discovered that the oldest material on Earth is much older than Earth itself.

It’s a classic conversation at this time of year. Once you’ve argued over the best toppings for a pancake (obviously banana and chocolate spread!), conversation often turns to what people might be giving up for Lent.

The artist responsible for the new James Bond theme song shared some interesting observations at the recent Grammy awards - where the 18 year old picked up a pile of awards. Mark Greene reflects on what Billie Eilish had to say as she accepted them.