Monthly Archives: September 2016

The One Where we didn’t have 2 Litres of Water

Originally posted on Honest about my faith:
So, we walked down a narrow path, scrambled along a steep riverbank and then we found this tube behind a tree. Upon reading the instructions, we realized that we needed 2 litres of water…

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She was so important but we don’t know her name

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On one occasion when Jesus showed that he values people who society thinks are worthless, the gospel writers recorded what happened but they didn’t include the name of the woman involved. Whilst it may…

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How are things between you and God?

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? How are things between you and God? Which of these pictures best sums up how your relationship is with him? Which picture shows what you would hope your relationship could be like?…

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The great escape that was a mistake

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A few days ago, my wife looked out the window and noticed that Nibbles (one of our Guinea pigs) had escaped. What was really strange was that he was frantically trying to get…

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A great excuse for not going to church

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Jesus was in his home town and he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath. He read from the Bible and said a few words but things didn’t go well after this. Jumping…

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The One Where I Forgot Communion

I had been in my office finalizing the service and as I walked into the church a few minutes before the service started, Christine said to me ‘communion isn’t on the order of service’. I was just back at work after … Continue reading

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Will we be disappointed today?

Will we be disappointed today? This evening, England play their first football match since their shock loss to Iceland which led to their earlier than expected exit from Euro 2016. It was a real shock that England lost to Iceland … Continue reading

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The Moth that Wouldn’t Leave

I spent several minutes last night trying to get a moth out of a window. It was fairly easy to capture it in a cup, but then every time that I shook the cup outside of the window, the moth … Continue reading

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Can we bless people even when we disagree with them?

A number of years ago I had a discussion with a church leadership team about whether it was right to have a blessing in church for children whose parents weren’t married. As we worked it through and discussed it, we all came … Continue reading

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