Category Archives: study material

Touch and intimacy – some reflections from my hospital placement

Earlier in the year, part of my ordination training, included a placement with the Chaplains at my local hospital with a couple of days also spent at our local hospice. What follows is an edit of the presentation I made … Continue reading

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Does loneliness still cause the greatest pain to ‘The Wounded Healer’?

I’ve just finished reading Henri Nouwen‘s ‘The Wounded Healer’ (in an updated form of the 1972 original) as part of background reading for my ‘Pastoral Care’ module. Throughout this little classic, Nouwen identifies closely with the suffering and particularly loneliness … Continue reading

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What would you ask for? Lent Lunch study Matthew 20:17-28

Last week I led one of our Lent Lunches, which run for an hour in our coffee shop each Wednesday. I chose to look at a passage from Matthew where after once again announcing his approaching Passion, the mother of … Continue reading

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Ephesians 6:10-20 – Armour of God

This term, one of my collegues and I have been nurturing a new homegroup. Back in our Summer for our Reader Training module on Faith and Daily Life, we each had to run a 6 week study course, and after … Continue reading

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Sharing study material

During my training I have had to produce various study materials which now aren’t being used. So this seemed like a suitable place to share them people. For full details, and additional material as I can sort out the various … Continue reading

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