Monthly Archives: September 2010

Parish ministry in vacancy – God at work!

The advert for a new Vicar for St. Peter’s Yateley was published in the Church Times yesterday (it will be there next week too!). The parish profile is now attached to the home page of our parish website, and looking … Continue reading

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Lose some, gain some – blogs and poverty

I was sad to see last week that “A Man Breathing” has hung up his blogging fingers, but have some understanding of the pressures that might lead to such a decision. Sometimes I find blogging really helpful, but it can … Continue reading

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Turning water into wine – John 2:1-11 reveals God’s glory!

It seems strange to think that the last time I preached was in late July. I have done plenty of other things on the learning curve of ministry (especially relating to funerals), and I know that shortly there are plenty … Continue reading

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Fear, a burning bush, and the woman who consented

God moves in mysterious ways. Several ideas and experiences have come together today, and I’m unlikely to be able to articulate them clearly. Please don’t feel you have to understand, as the picture is much bigger than I can write … Continue reading

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When a young man falls in love for the first time…

It seems my young lad (aged 13) fell in love this summer… and I suspect it’s not a passing flirtation either!┬áHer name is ‘Kittiwake’ and putting her in his path was well worth all those lies! After Grandad gave our … Continue reading

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