Monthly Archives: June 2010

“Christ the centrepiece” and Women Bishops

Today, two high profile church news stories have become somehow linked in my mind, and as usual I have no answers and only questions and concerns as a result. It was re-assuring as our little “Values Team” in St. Peter’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts on deciding when to apologise, and other things

I have a heavy 10 days of commitments ahead of me, including helping with a workshop, and running another – something where my skills and experience are rather limited. I’ve also got two Morning Prayer services this week (Wednesday and … Continue reading

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Remembering our priests, and what we expect of them

HT to Maggi Dawn for the wonderful poem on Priestly Duties by Stewart Henderson. I have several friends being ordained deacon or priest in the next few weeks, and this made me think and pray especially of them. In fact, … Continue reading

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Symbols of identity as we become more like Jesus – Galatians 2:11-21

This week I ended up drawing connections between Dung Beetles and Baobab Trees and the way we should be changing our identity as we become more like Jesus! I’m not sure if it worked, but God did if the ministry … Continue reading

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God’s abundant love shouldn’t surprise – 1 Kings 17: 8-24 and Luke 7:11-17

My sermon this week did indeed focus on the abundance of God’s love for us, and our tendency to get stuck at a subsistence level of faith, but it also ended up acknowledging the tragedy in Cumbria by making a small journey through a … Continue reading

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Technical updates

I’ve spent part of the evening trying to improve my use of technology, so that I Tweet to Facebook, and my blog creates and update on my Twitter, thus I have less work to do to keep people in touch … Continue reading

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A wonderful musical treat

This week has been half-term and somehow I’ve not had time to blog about the wonderful musical treat we had last Sunday: Cosi Fan Tutti at Glyndebourne Grandpa took control at home, and G and I escaped for a much … Continue reading

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Abundance or scarcity – 1st after Trinity

Around half-term, the preparations for the carpet fitters tomorrow, and a quick mercy dash to bring home a friend from the local hospital, I have finally tried today to grappel with two of the lectionary readings for this week 1Kings … Continue reading

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