Thursday 6th August Good News!

While away I spent time catching up on a couple of books and read through the Gospel of Matthew. Whenever I read the Gospels, I do so with a sense of wonder. I find myself thrilled by Jesus’ actions and amazed by his teaching. This week however I decided to...

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Wed 29th July Gloriously Uncomplicated

A couple of hours ago, a friend shared over lunch her confusion concerning the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines. Our friend was not being critical, but like most of us, was simply struggling to keep up.  Not a day goes past without some restriction being lifted and others imposed. Every news briefing appears...

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Sun 17th July 2020 Something to Consider!

I am aware that for many, lock-down is becoming increasingly frustrating. For others, the increased workload is leading to exhaustion. Then, for others still, new Government guidelines and talk of a ‘second wave’ are generating fear. However, as believers in Jesus, I think it is vital that we ‘step back’...

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Wed 17th June All the Scriptures

I have recently been spending significant time in the Gospels. As I have sat in my study, in the morning, I have found myself making the same sound effects as I might make when watching a thriller or an exciting game of football. I have oohed and arghed as I...

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Monday 8th June ‘All equal here’

As I watched the news last night, I felt deeply saddened. What had started as a peaceful protest about the scandal of racism, has resulted in even more violence and hatred. That is, a reflection of the very thing being opposed. The reason is of course is simple. Those that...

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Mon 25th May Rejoicing in the mystery of God!

A few weeks ago I finished one of the best books I have read for some time. In her first book, Confronting Christianity, Rebecca Mclaughlin addresses twelve tough questions often levelled at Christian believers. These questions include; Are we better off without religion? Isn’t Christianity homophobic? And, How could a...

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Friday 1st May…No furlough!

When speaking with people in the church over the last few weeks, I have notice many sharing with me their experience of the same emotion. Whether over 70, early retired, on furlough, working from home or caring for children, many have said that they feel frustrated. So let me be...

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