Monthly Archives: July 2015

The one about total loss cover

So, I bought a car and after we had agreed on the price, the salesman tried to sell me (amongst many other things) something called total loss cover. He explained that if the car was ever written off that insurance … Continue reading

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Are you desperate to talk with Jesus?

Zacchaeus was a rich and influential man, but because he couldn’t see Jesus through the huge crowd and so he climbed a tree. I was reading this again in Luke 19 and it left me wondering how desperate I am to talk with … Continue reading

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Are you green with envy?

As I look through my Facebook feed there are more and more of my friend’s holiday pictures appearing each day. How do you feel when you see people’s holiday pictures? When you see someone pictured somewhere you have always wanted to go or … Continue reading

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The one about the pink puddle

So I’ve not posted for several days and I wanted to bring you up to date on some of the reasons why I have been too busy. It all began with a pink puddle on Sunday and the consequences of that … Continue reading

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Looking back or looking forwards?

In Isaiah 43.16-18, God reminds us that he parted the Red Sea and then he says ‘But forget all that – it is nothing compared to what I am going to do’. Think about that for a minute, God references one … Continue reading

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If you picked two words to describe your friend what would they be?

If you had to pick two of these words to describe your friend, which ones would they be? This was what I asked a number of teenagers earlier this week when I spent a few hours helping at Sanctum which is … Continue reading

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Jesus wasn’t afraid to provoke people

So, I was reading Mark 2 and I noticed the way that Jesus deliberately provoked the religious leaders in the first three accounts that we read there. First he tells someone their sins are forgiven which leaves the teachers of … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Terah?

A long time ago in a land far, far away, a man called Terah decided that he wanted to escape to the country. He decided to leave the city of Ur (if you lived in a place called Ur, you might want … Continue reading

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The one where I forgot my coat

Okay, so here’s another embarrassing story. I was headed to a meeting where I was giving a presentation on the mission strategy of the Eastern Baptist Association. As I was around 10 minutes from the town the meeting was in, it … Continue reading

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Back to life, back to reality

I’ve been on holiday for the past few days (did you miss me?) Tracey and I celebrated our wedding anniversary with a short break in the Peak district and we had an amazing time. It’s wonderful being on holiday isn’t it. … Continue reading

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