Priorities! Sun 5th June, 16

I read the following in the Independent on Wednesday and thought I would share it with you. Although the piece doesn’t quote Scripture, nor provide a fresh insight into the Lord Jesus, it does however shine fresh light on our priorities. The paper reported how; on Saturday, a gorilla was...

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Out of the Overflow Sun 29th May 16

Bernard and I arrived back from Bangalore on Tuesday afternoon. As ever, I remain grateful to God that by His grace, He allowed and enabled us to minister into a very difficult and complex situation. However, as is usual, I realise that I return having received much more than I...

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Holy Spirit Celebration Sun 15th May 16

The most important function of any diary is to help us remember that which we may otherwise forget. Therefore mine is programmed in such a way that, birthdays, anniversaries and celebrations pop up infinitum. Although it would be wrong to only appreciate a parent on their birthday, or your spouse...

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Sun 1st May A better break!

I have been struck this week by the number of people who have said to me “at least it’s a bank holiday coming up”. I don’t suspect that many are holding out much hope for blazing sunshine, nor for a day by the seaside. So what then is the attraction?...

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The real Jesus! Sun 24th April 16

Rather than attempt to write something new and original, I am simply going to quote a portion of scripture. My purpose is simply that you read it and in doing so, allow the picture that John portrays of the Lord Jesus Christ to expand your mind, stir your spirit and...

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Identity Sunday 17th April 16

I was thrilled to hear the response of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the news that DNA tests prove that he is the son of Sir Winston Churchill’s last private secretary, the late Sir Anthony Montague Browne. Although understandably stating his ‘complete surprise’, Justin Welby, commented ‘I know that I...

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The Jesus Paradigm Sun 10th April

  (This is a post I have just written for www.theleaderstable.org in light of a conversation I had with Bernard before Easter. I post it here for your interest!) As I have reflected on the life and ministry of Jesus over recent days, I have seen an insight into his...

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More grace! Sun 10th April 16

Last week I made mention of the grace that Jesus revealed to Thomas, in order to help him in his unbelief. It seems natural then, to follow the theme this and consider the grace that revealed to Simon Peter. If you remember the story, it was Simon Peter who said...

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The Grace of God Sun 3rd April 16

Today, Christians from all over the world will be reflecting on the encounter that Thomas had with the risen Lord Jesus, two-thousand years ago. Having been absent when Jesus first appeared to the other disciple, Thomas exclaimed `I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands,...

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Seven Reasons to Celebrate! Easter Sunday 2016

I thought I would share something a little different with you this morning. So here are even reasons to rejoice, celebrate and delight in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ! #1 By his resurrection Jesus was affirmed as God: and he was shown to be the Son of God when...

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