Tag Archives: change

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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How is your life being shaped?

Sometimes, when I am asked to speak to a group of people about my faith I start by giving them some play dough to make something with. The activity is a lot of fun and it is amazing what people come … Continue reading

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Joel: Turn Around When Possible (The Minor Prophets Part 1)

This is the first of a series on minor prophets (the last 12 books of the Old Testament). There was a national emergency, a plague of locusts had devastated the land, there was a food shortage and this was a … Continue reading

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Potential

I had a real Lightbulb moment this evening as I discussed how Jesus viewed his disciples, with some friends. You have to be honest and say that Jesus’ disciples were pretty hopeless some of the time but Jesus didn’t treat them as hopeless. … Continue reading

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The people who don’t usually vote have the power to win the election

So, if just before the 2010 general election I had started my own political party and if everyone who was eligible to vote but who didn’t on that day had changed their minds and voted for me, then I would … 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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The roadworks that made my journey easier

Don’t you hate roadworks? The county council have decided to do some roadworks right in the middle of what has been the most congested area that I drive my son through each day. I was a bit annoyed when I … Continue reading

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Who wants change? Who wants to change?

It’s new years eve and we are all partying, right! Actually, I’m not. I’m sitting outside my daughters bedroom door reminding them that they should be asleep. I thought I would pass the time between shh’s by writing a few … Continue reading

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Why am I discouraged and sad?

‘Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad?’ Those were his questions and the questions surprised the listeners. They were aware of his pain and they knew about the stress and anguish that he was going through. His … Continue reading

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Prayer and Train Tracks

Have you ever wondered what prayer is for? Train tracks can help us to understand. For a train to run smoothly the tracks need to run parallel but God and us usually looks more like this set of tracks. God doesn’t … Continue reading

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