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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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Shall we be Friends (Part 2)

If you missed it, you can quickly read the first part of this short parable here. Bill sat in his hotel room feeling lousy. He hadn’t talked to Pete for 3 years and life just wasn’t the same any more. … Continue reading

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Shall we be Friends?

Bill had always found it difficult to make friends, especially at school. He didn’t feel very clever and he wasn’t even good at sport, he felt like a nobody and it seemed like everyone treated him that way. Life had … 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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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 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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The one where I lost a waterfall

We were heading for the waterfall and we came out of an alleyway and emerged on the path where we could head left uphill or right downhill. I could see from our gps map that the waterfall was straight ahead and to … Continue reading

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The one with the funny sign

I saw this sign recently at Colchester Zoo but unfortunately I can’t swim very well. Signs really can be funny things! The people designing and making them know what they mean but sometimes they can be confusing or just funny. It’s … Continue reading

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