Category Archives: Everyone is valuable

The one about the Pavlova

Tracey and I planned to have a special family meal to celebrate our wedding anniversary and when we mentioned this to our children, our son Stephen offered to cook for us. Stephen worked rally hard and the food was delicious :). He even … Continue reading

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The One About the Ransom Note

I am working on a ransom note and this is as far as I have got: ‘Dear Eastern Baptist Association, I have your directories and if you want to see them again you need to …’ How should I end … Continue reading

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Tissues for Mothers Day

Mothers day is a day that brings either great joy or great sadness to different people. We attempted to recognize this at church this morning by handing out tissues in pretty packets to all of the ladies. Tissues are helpful when we cry … Continue reading

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You’re the only one who tells me I have done good

I was speaking today to someone who works in schools as a mentor. One of the students who she is working with had said to her, ‘you’re the only one who tells me I have done good’. It is so tragic … Continue reading

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Google e-mailed to say that I should be interested in myself

I received an e-mail from Google telling me about some posts on Google+ that I might find interesting. The weird thing about it is that the posts that it thinks that I would be interested in were actually written by me. … Continue reading

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The One Where Ronaldo Pretended to be Homeless

I watched a video recently that shows the footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in disguise as someone who is homeless. He kicks a ball around fairly skillfully in Madrid city centre but he is largely ignored, but then when he reveals who he … Continue reading

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The One About The Six Chair Challege

So, I’ve just watched a bit of the X factor and I’ve been shocked by what I saw. When I turned it on I witnessed the crowd chanting swap. Someone had just sung and the judge wanted them on their team, but in … Continue reading

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Surely he wasn’t worth inviting, or was he?

The father knew that the celebrity was coming to town and so he gathered his 7 oldest (out of his 8 sons) to meet the honoured guest. What does that say about the father’s relationship with his youngest son, David? … Continue reading

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

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 be that the names weren’t available to … 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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