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Is it time to make God the focus of our prayer lives again?

I’ve had quite a stressful week and so I was looking forward to homegroup last night as an opportunity to share and to receive prayer. We had a great conversation about Mark 5 and part of our discussion was about the miracles … Continue reading

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I am a priest so I’m afraid that I have to pray

I stood there in disbelief as I realized that he really had just said. ‘I am a priest so I’m afraid that I have to pray’. These words were spoken at the end of a talk given in a school assembly and I don’t … Continue reading

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Hi Honey I’m Home

So I came back to the house yesterday and shouted ‘I’m back ‘ so Tracey would know I was home but then I remembered she wasn’t there because she is away camping with the girls. I felt very, very silly and Tracey … Continue reading

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An Encounter with God is better than an Explanation about Him

Sadly, many Christians think that evangelism is primarily about passing on information about Jesus but it is so much more. I want people who don’t know Jesus yet to, Encounter him rather than just to hear an Explanation about him. Talk … Continue reading

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The One About the Banned Advert

So, did you hear about the banned #justpray advert? The major cinema chains have refused to show it and whilst their decision may be disappointing, I think that it is one of the best things that could have happened for the justpray … Continue reading

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The One About Praying in Dark Times

If someone who you cared for was executed because of their faith and at the same time another person who you knew was imprisoned because of their beliefs, what would you do? When one church went through this, they gathered to pray. … Continue reading

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The One About A Special Moment

It had been a fantastic day out and we were nearing the end of a lovely walk. My daughter appeared alongside me and took my hand, we walked in silence for a while and then as she looked into my eyes and … Continue reading

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Are you desperate to talk with Jesus?

Zacchaeus was a rich and influential man, but because he couldn’t see Jesus through the huge crowd and so he climbed a tree. I was reading this again in Luke 19 and it left me wondering how desperate I am to talk with … Continue reading

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Do we really understand what this prayer thing is all about?

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer and as I have been looking through the prayers in the New Testament, I have been surprised by how few of them mention prayer for material things. Do this picture and our … Continue reading

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