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Do we relate to Jesus primarily as his Mates or his Minions?

Do we relate to Jesus primarily as his Mates or his Minions? To put it another way, do you mainly approach Jesus as his friend or as his servant? Jesus chose disciples ‘that they might be with him and that he … Continue reading

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The one about showing people how to find the way?

I had been in the hospital before with my son and had followed him to the correct department. Now I was back a few months later without him and unfortunately I couldn’t quite remember the way. Fortunately the receptionist told me … Continue reading

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The Church in the Wild and Outdoor Enclosure

I have walked past this sign many, many times but a few days ago it really struck me in a new way (no, I didn’t walk into it but I do believe that God spoke to me through it!) The words … Continue reading

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Do you know the way to Flatford Mill?

As the coach driver approached, I wondered what he was going to say. I certainly wasn’t expecting ‘Do you know the way to Flatford Mill?’ Ironically, Tracey and I were about to leave Dedham and walk alongside the river that runs to … Continue reading

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The difference between Calling and Capability

Often people talk about what God is calling them to do and I guess the phrase comes from the time when Jesus called his first disciples to ‘come and follow him’. Churches often look to appoint people to positions of responsibility and … Continue reading

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Jesus said something but I couldn’t remember what

My daughter is a genius. She is only 5, but one day she will be a brain surgeon, will run the country or will do something else really clever. She is great to have around when you are shopping because … Continue reading

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