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Advent 6: A Special Child

The angel had said ‘You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will call him Jesus’. In their conversation, Mary seemed to struggle to get past the ‘you will have a son’ bit which isn’t surprising. Mary was a … Continue reading

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The One About Looking Closer

I recently received a card and I was so excited as I opened the envelope until I saw the picture inside. They had written ‘Graeme’ on the outside and put a picture of a fat bloke in a funny costume inside. … Continue reading

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A Parable for Christmas

This story explains why Christmas is so important to me. It is 3000AD and there is an opportunity to end the war that had seemed like it had lasted forever. A commando was needed to go into the dangerous and … Continue reading

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The one where Peter wanted to put Jesus in a box

So, Jesus, Peter, James and John went up a mountain and at the top, ‘Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light’ Matthew 17.2. Peter was so in … Continue reading

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I’ve never thought about it like that before

At a recent service we asked people to create costumes and accessories to show the sort of things that they would give to someone going into dangerous territory. We had a fantastic time and the results were fairly (okay, very!!) hilarious. … Continue reading

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Moving on from preach and run evangelism?

Do you remember the A-team? ‘If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Team’. The plot was always the same: person is in trouble, they call … Continue reading

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