Monthly Archives: April 2015

No Rota at St Mark’s!

Originally posted on The Parish of Badshot Lea and Hale:
St Mark’s Church in the Parish of Badshot Lea and Hale has grown by over 40% in the last year and the new people are mainly families with Primary School…

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Life can feel like a game of Snakes and Ladders, just ask Joseph!

Life sometimes feels like a game of Snakes & Ladders? I think Snakes & Ladders is the game that I hate the most because there is nothing that you can do other than roll the dice and move your piece. … Continue reading

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The one where the reeds bowed down

So, we were going for a walk and as we walked past some reeds they bowed down to us. Why would this be? Did they recognise our awesomeness or was there something else at work? As I looked at the … Continue reading

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Why do people think that angels have wings?

Do you think that angels have wings? If you do, why do you believe that? Is it what the Bible says? In Genesis 18, Abraham is visited by 3 men and it turns out one of them is God (most … Continue reading

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Pick me

I’m not the most athletic person in the world and when I was at school I would often be the last to be picked for any sports team. My hope was that I wouldn’t be picked last each time but … Continue reading

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The Cross, Light and Hope

I enjoyed a fantastic walk today with my wonderful wife and during the walk we went past this cross. The sun was shining and I was inspired by the way that the light was shining on and around it. It … Continue reading

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You are so good at exposing yourself

You are so good at exposing yourself. These were not the words I expected to ever hear at the end of a church service, but nevertheless they were the words that were spoken to me last Sunday. You may wonder … Continue reading

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Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us

We had communion at Orchard Baptist yesterday and I experienced God’s love through it in a new and powerful way. We were also looking at the Psalms and I had been thinking in my preparation about how the emphasis in … Continue reading

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The one where the kids wouldn’t eat their tea

So, our girls wouldn’t eat their tea last night. Just after they had got down from the table, Tracey was going out and the girls rushed over to kiss her and to tell her how much they loved her. Her … Continue reading

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Our daughter has joined the family business

One of the reasons we run a family bouncy castle business is to give our children some work experience and we recently let our 6 year old daughter help when a friend of mine was hiring our castle. Although she … Continue reading

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