Category Archives: made in God’s image

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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The One About Shopping and Stereotypes

As I was in a shop earlier today I heard a woman complaining to the man that she was with that they had taken too longs shopping. Initially, I found this really funny but then I found it really sad that I … 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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It’s not as useless as it looks

Take a look at this picture. What do you think it is of? My wife and I came across it whilst on a walk recently and it took us a few moments to work out what it was. Can you guess? … Continue reading

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A special card that made me smile

We have been running a new project at Orchard Baptist this past week providing a free meal for the families of children who would have had a free meal if they were at school. We have had such amazing fun, but today … Continue reading

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It’s not just a lump of wood!

This is a picture of a lump of wood. I know this isn’t the most exciting blog introduction you will ever read but bear with me. We have recently started geocaching (a kind of treasure hunt using gps). We were … Continue reading

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The one with the home made elephant

My daughter amazed me recently. She asked for some card which I gave her, she came back and asked for some glue and stickers and what you see in the picture is the finished result. She is only 5 and … Continue reading

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My Greatest Creation is You

Tony was miserable, his life was falling apart and he knew that he was slowly dying. He was desperate to find a cure from the poison that was killing him and he had been told there were answers in his … Continue reading

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The one where I had to say sorry

I recently discovered that we had used an image on some publicity that belonged to a national organisation. A representative of that organisation contacted us and was clearly not happy. My colleague who took the call passed on the message with … Continue reading

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You are a genius

My Satnav has a Homer Simpson voice. When you arrive at your destination, Homer says ‘you have reached your destination and you can hold your head up high because you are a genus’. It’s a funny moment, but the fact … Continue reading

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