Transforming Text! Sun 6th May 18

At the moment I am in the middle of a book that’s sat on my shelf for some months. The man who cycled the world is basically about, well….a man who cycled the world! It starts with him heading off, details a few pot-holes and innumerable breaks downs, and will...

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No Yolk! Sun 29th April

All of us who have walked with Jesus for some time will have a number of Scriptures that are particularly pertinent to us. Over the years, I have found myself returning, time and again, to the words of Jesus recorded in Matthew Chapter 11. Jesus said: “Come to me, all...

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A rich Deposit April 8th 18

Last week I had the privilege of speaking at the annual conference of the Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion. I know, it’s a strange name, yet a fascinating story. ‘The Countess of Huntingdon was a truly remarkable woman. A product of, and contributor to, the religious revival of the eighteenth century....

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Sun 4th March 17 As White as Snow

Given the weather and our obsession with it, it would seem inappropriate not to make mention of it here. Six-hundred years before the birth of the Lord Jesus, God spoke through the prophet Isaiah. At the time, the people of Israel honoured their religious rituals, diligently observing the Law of...

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Wonderful Truth Sun 25th Feb

I thought it would be good to join with other believers around the world who are committed to meditations around Lent. I am therefore sharing with you, what I believe to be one of Charles Wesley’s greatest hymns. Indeed, Wesley only completed the hymn on his death bed in 1788...

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A firm-Foundation Sunday 11th Feb 18

There are numerous Biblical characters who experienced incredible highs and startling lows. Yet, I suspect few if any experienced the extremes that David knew. We first meet David as a shepherd boy who wrote songs of praise while tending sheep on the hills above Bethlehem. However, within a matter of...

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Don’t be Robbed Sun 4th Feb 18

Over the years, I have spent many hours with people who are facing a variety of difficult situations. Whatever their challenge. Whether it be bereavement, unemployment, sickness or strained relationships, I seek to encourage them, not to be ‘robbed’ of their joy in Jesus. In the scriptures we often read...

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Moses and Me! Sun 28th Jan 18

Over the last few days, I have found myself gripped by Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians. In order that his readers understand the privilege of knowing Jesus, there are occasions when Paul compares and contrasts their experience of God with those that people had within the time-frame of the...

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New Year! Sun 14th Jan 18

We are now moving into the third week of the New Year. For many that means that well-intended resolutions are becoming increasingly difficult to keep and their renewed optimism is being replaced by a harsher reality. I am therefore very thankful that we chose to begin our year together, not...

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Chaos?!?!? 19th November 17

I am writing this on Wednesday morning prior to heading away for a week long break. Having briefly browsed the front pages, I realise that God only knows what will happen over the next few days. At present it appears that Robert Mugabe has been deposed, that Donald Trump and...

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