What’s your address?

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And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him.  1 John 14:16 Over the years I have lived in many … Read More

Avoid Shipwreck

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Call me boring, but I find the subject of shipwrecks fascinating.  Perhaps it is because I still remember the moment when as a small boy at Junior school I was rushed into the school dining room to watch the raising … Read More

Remember me!

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How’s your memory?  From time to time everyone forgets things, sometimes small things, other times bigger things.  I have a good memory for faces, but often forget names if it is someone I have only met briefly.  This can be … Read More

Journeys – Blind man’s buff?

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“Lead me, Lord, in your righteousness because of my enemies make your way straight before me.”  Psalm 5:8 Have you ever set off on a journey not quite knowing where you are going?  I have, and it usually doesn’t end well!  I … Read More

What Next?

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What next? By the time you all read this, the results of the EU Referendum will be in. Are in or out? Are we now entering a transitional phase of negotiations for the Brexit, or negotiating what our new relationship … Read More

Mourning & Comfort

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Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. (Matt 5:4) This week has seen mourning on both sides of the Atlantic following the senseless murder of 49 night club goers in Orlando, Florida and the tragic murder of … Read More

Secret Agent

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Secret Agent? I don’t know about you, but I love the James Bond films. In fact, anything with “secret agents” is a hit with me, I really love the “Bourne” films too, probably because I grew up watching “The Man … Read More

Stand united!

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“And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.” Mark 3:24 Today I want to share about the importance of us standing together and being united as we fulfil the call to be people of one heart … Read More

Go the extra mile

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This scripture really resonates with my heart and experience. We truly have lived through times when money was very sparse and at times I was that person in the queue at the supermarket checkout till where the card was rejected … Read More

What are you building?

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Those from among you Shall build the old waste places; You shall raise up the foundations of many generations; And you shall be called the Repairer of the Breach, The Restorer of Streets to Dwell In. Isaiah 58:12 I love … Read More

How can we look away?

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These last few weeks we have all been concerned by the plight of the Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe for safety and a better life. I chose not to publish the tragic picture of the boys who drowned, but this … Read More

Every second counts!

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“Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is.” (Psalm 39:4 NIV) In the late 1980s TV Magician Paul Daniels hosted a TV Quiz Show called “Every second Counts”. … Read More

The waiting game…

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Waiting is never easy. This week I read in the paper that a man had phoned a call centre to speak to someone about his utility bill and was put on hold. He left the phone plugged in and on … Read More

The Power of invitation

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“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.” Revelation 3:20 When was the last time you … Read More

Sing!

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“Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God,.“ Psalm 147:7 Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, having an attitude of gratitude is a powerful tool in overcoming the enemy and breaking out into a … Read More