Monthly Archives: March 2016

Are we Living or Just Existing?

For the first time in a long time, I had to drive somewhere that I hadn’t been before without following a Sat Nav. It was strange having to watch for road signs more carefully because I didn’t have a voice to … Continue reading

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The One About God Doing A New Thing

When God is doing a new thing we need to stop trying to plug the holes in the old thing. We can be so busy holding together the way that we want to do things that we can miss entirely what God … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday: I’ll be back!

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Mary and her friends went to Jesus’ tomb and on their way they began to wonder how they would move the large stone from the entrance. When they got closer though, they could see the stone…

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Easter Saturday: Did it feel to the disciples like Jesus and God had failed?

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Jesus had been their hero, guide, mentor and lord and now he was dead. The disciples must have been distraught as they tried to come to terms with what had happened and we can…

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Jesus died on the cross, so why do we call it Good Friday?

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So, today we remember that a man was beaten, tortured, nailed to a cross and left to hang there until he died. So why on Earth do we call it Good Friday? Shouldn’t…

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From Terror to a Trial: a Rollercoaster of Emotions

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It’s okay to feel emotional, but we need to consider how we cope with and continue when our emotions mean that we want to curl up and hide. Jesus prayed, ‘and being in anguish, he prayed…

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A Meal to Remember: What was that all about?

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Jesus had a meal with his disciples at which he said some strange things. 2000 years later, we still remember and celebrate his words and actions. Why are his words and remembering this…

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Trying to Trip Jesus up: What was that all about?

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Jesus had arrived in Jerusalem, he had been to the temple to remind people that it should be free to get to God and he spent the next few days talking with people about…

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Trashing the Temple Courts: What was that all about?

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Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license (Picture source). Yesterday we thought about Jesus riding into Jerusalem. After arriving, the first thing that Jesus did was to go to the temple where he threw…

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Palm Sunday: What is that all about?

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Palm Sunday is a time when we remember that Jesus rode into Jerusalem and that the crowd went wild, laying palm leaves and their coats on the floor. Have you ever wondered what…

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