Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Watermelon, a Fish and a Bible

To be honest, I only picked this book out of the pile because it had the words ‘the Bible’ in the title, but once I had picked it up I couldn’t put it down. Oh, my, word. I have been … Continue reading

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Ascension Day: Are we so heavenly minded that we are of no earthly use?

The angels – assuming that’s who the two men in white were – ask the disciples who are craning their necks to see where Jesus has gone, ‘Why do you stand looking up to heaven?’ Today, Ascension Day, this is … Continue reading

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Why are we all so ‘Frozen’?

One of my family’s favourite films is Disney’s Frozen. We all have different reasons – I love the resurrection moment at the end, my 6 year old loves Olaf, my 8 year old has started to speak like Anna ‘wait, what?’, … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark: Finding Dry Land

As I look back upon the past few years for us as a team of churches, it feels as though, just like Noah, his family and entourage of animals, we have been sheltering from a flood of decimating proportions. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

On Good Friday Jesus hung from the cross. On either side of him were thieves and bandits, but he alone was innocent. As Jesus lay down his life even the hardened soldiers noticed something different in the way that he responded and … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

They were walking in the wrong direction. Not only had they lost all hope and purpose, but they had turned their backs and were walking back home to what was known and comforting. They had forgotten all that Jesus had … Continue reading

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God the builder: Can he fix it?

A house with a door, windows 1234, ready to play, what’s the day? If you recognise this ditty the likelihood is that you are in your 40’s or older. BBC2 celebrates it’s 50th birthday this year, as does St Michael’s West … Continue reading

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