Category Archives: sacred secular divide

So You’re Still Around?

I was at a meeting of Ministers in Colchester organized by New Wine and one of them greeted me with these words. ‘So you’re still around?’ There had made a very reasonable assumption that I had moved away because of … Continue reading

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The One About Being On A Mission From God

Recently, I went to the commissioning service of William Wade who has been placed by SASRA  as a Scripture Reader in Colchester. It was great that so many people were at this service and that together as a congregation we were able to pray … Continue reading

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These boots were made for walking

I’m taking part in a 16 mile walk in a few weeks so I decided I needed some proper walking boots. Once I had bought some I needed to break them in, so at the weekend my wife, my girls … Continue reading

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Squeezing God into our schedule?

I received a really encouraging message yesterday, I just wanted to say that I’m really enjoying reading your blog/thought for the day on Facebook. It’s very thought provoking and often challenging. I read it whilst I’m having my breakfast. it … Continue reading

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Access granted?

Have you ever forgotten a password and been locked out of a website? Internet security can be really, really frustrating! The sites that really get to me are the ones that specify that you must have certain types of characters in … Continue reading

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I don’t understand why people go to Comic-Con

Have you heard of Comic-Con? I love lots of the shows and films that the event celebrates but I would never dream of going. What motivates 130,000+ people to attend? To be honest, I just don’t get it. There is the expense of … Continue reading

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God with us?

I have often heard people say in Church, ‘We are now entering God’s presence’, but is this true? When Jesus said I am with you always, was he joking or mistaken? The pictures above  challenge our assumptions about where and in … Continue reading

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