Tag Archives: God with us

The One About Trying to get Signal

As we walked down the path, my son kept holding his hands up in the air. Apparently he wasn’t praising God or even trying to block the sun that was shining in his eyes, so what was he doing? You have … Continue reading

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You know I’m Welsh right?

So, you know I’m Welsh right? I actually lived in Wales as a child and I even learnt the Welsh language whilst at primary school. The fact that I can only remember ‘Bore da’ and ‘Diolch yn fawr’ (okay, I confess that … Continue reading

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How Rita being away reminded me of the importance of the Presence of God

So, Rita was away yesterday and my afternoon was really stressful without her. On Thursdays we run ‘Afternoon Fellowship’ at Orchard Baptist which involves a few (mainly elderly) people gathering for a short service which is followed by tea and biscuits. … Continue reading

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Are you fearful in the face of Brexit?

The past 24 hours has been incredibly difficult for many people who voted remain in the EU Referendum. This post is to offer some thoughts on how we can cope when we feel, sad, scared, gutted and worried using some words from Psalm … Continue reading

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The One About Two Donkeys and Some Soil

So Naaman had come to Israel and he had been healed by God. But before he went home, he asked for some soil (as much as two of his donkeys could carry). What was that all about? All this happened a … Continue reading

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I need my Mummy

All the other children were heading out to their own groups, but Sophia ran back into the church shouting ‘I need my mummy’. Remarkably, Sophia’s mum managed to play the keyboard and look after her toddler for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Are we Living or Just Existing?

For the first time in a long time, I had to drive somewhere that I hadn’t been before without following a Sat Nav. It was strange having to watch for road signs more carefully because I didn’t have a voice to … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget

No matter what life is like or how you are today, don’t forget God’s promise to his followers: ‘The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave or forsake you. Do not be afraid; … Continue reading

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The One About Blue Flashing Lights

I heard the siren before spotting the blue flashing lights behind me, the cars on the road all began to pull to the side and the ambulance sped past. In that moment, the ambulance crew were doing something more urgent … Continue reading

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The One About the Phone Call

So, my phone rang and it was my son. Although it was great to hear his voice, I had to ask why he was calling me from upstairs. Apparently, he thought I had gone out with Tracey and the girls and so … Continue reading

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