The next weeks, months and years will see many opportunities to remember the centenary of World War One. The Great War saw 65 million troops mobilised, and no village, town, church or community was left unaffected. The first day of the Somme saw 20,000 killed and 38,000 wounded, and more than 15 million people lost their lives as a direct result of the conflict. Rightly the years 1914-1918 will be commemorated up and down the country through memorials and civic events. I was sent recently a replica copy of the “Active Service” gospel, a pamphlet of John’s gospel given to millions of troops on active service in the war. They were designed to be carried in the front pocket of an army uniform, and on the front it says......