Category Archives: change

The one about realizing that we are miracles

I’ve only waited 30 years for an answer but as I prepared last week’s sermon I understood why I hadn’t walked on water all those years ago. I had stood on the edge of the swimming pool during a school … Continue reading

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Who are you?

I was recently on holiday and I ended up preaching at the church that my family and I were visiting. The two main things people said to me after the service were ‘that was really good/helpful/challenging’ and ‘I’m sorry that … Continue reading

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Time for a Clear Out?

In the not too distant future we are going to have our garage converted into a bedroom and an office. The church only decided on Sunday to do the work and already Tracey has spent a whole day beginning to tidy the garage … Continue reading

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What are you looking at?

Yesterday my wife and I visited our local Zoo and as we were there without our children we spent a lot longer watching individual animals than we would usually do. As I watched this Orangutan I became aware that I … Continue reading

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New Year, New Start or Same Old, Same Old?

Moses went to work that morning expecting just another ordinary day but instead he saw a burning bush and met God who invited him to join him on an amazing adventure. Moses was to lead God’s people out of Egypt … Continue reading

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Advent 11: Change Takes Time

Zechariah didn’t believe that he and his wife could have a child even though God had promised that it would happen. Fast forward just over 9 months and at the circumcision ceremony of his son (you know, the one that … Continue reading

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Today is an Exciting Day!!!!!!!!!

Today is an exciting day for me! Our church boiler which has had no end of problems is being replaced with a larger capacity boiler which is also a very well known make. As our installer was ripping out the … Continue reading

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Looking for a different Perspective?

It feel to me like the world is changing in huge and unexpected ways. Donald Trump is going to be president of the USA, we are working out what Brexit means here in the UK. We even had had the … Continue reading

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The One About Looking Longingly

As I sat in the school, I couldn’t work out why everyone was looking in longingly in my direction, but then everything became clear as I remembered that it looked like I was holding a box of chocolates. When I opened … Continue reading

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The Frustration of having Something to say but feeling Unable to Speak

Those of you who read yesterday’s post will know that I have been unwell for a few days with flu. I have been trying not to speak at all over the weekend because when I do it results in me … Continue reading

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