Monthly Archives: June 2014

Odd’s and sods – sorrows and joy.

My thoughts and prayers are for Dave Black’s daughter and her family. Sadly, her baby died in the womb a few days before it was due to be born. A sad time indeed. Dave has also written (again) about how God hasn’t … Continue reading

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The God who knows us.

It was nearly 12pm, Sunday the 8th of May 1994, when we received the phone call. That day was special on many levels: It was mother’s day. It was also the last day I was to see my father alive … Continue reading

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I been busy

I haven’t been blogging much lately – in fact the busyness of life has meant I haven’t been on social media as much as I normally have done in the past. In 8 days time, we set out for a … Continue reading

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Will you pray?

F.B Meyer said that the greatest tragedy of life isn’t that prayer goes unanswered. Rather, it was never offered in the first place.

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Some thoughts on Pentecost

One of the major themes throughout Scripture is that God is the God who dwells amongst us. He dwells over, through and within us. He is a relational God and we are made in his image for relationship – both … Continue reading

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When we boil it down there is only one kind of prayer to pray.

I have been doing a lot of reflection on prayer. And I have come to the conclusion that we complicate prayer way too much. The reality is that God calls us to have a simple faith. And that he calls … Continue reading

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Do we need to read and reflect more slowly and perhaps act more quickly?

I have been reading through Luke and was suddenly taken back by a  particular verse. Luke 9:28 About 8 days after Jesus said this, he took  Peter, John and James with him.  The part of the verse that flashed out to … Continue reading

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