In ministry training, ordinands are sent off to distant lands to discover for themselves what ministry may offer and what issues they may encounter in the future. I am no different and have recently been to Gotham City. There I was supervised by 2 ministers: Brad and Anjolie, both still youthful (that's what they told me…Read more Guest Blog : A Teddy Bear’s Critique of a Placement
The TLA was common in the military : the three letter abbreviation (TLA) overly populated the literature and vernacular. NFF, DNF and TBD are some I can instantly recall. We even extended the list to include such veritable organisations such as the NAAFI. These abbreviations also are common place in the civilian world and, no doubt,…Read more Three letters…
My parents spoke to me of their political views and I'm sure that I initially voted for a political party based upon their perspectives. Once in work my views were influenced and challenged by my vocation, my career. My desire to progress within the military spoke volumes about which political party I should aspire to…Read more Who should we vote for?
Today, on Good Friday, across the country many churches have left their buildings and made a Walk of Witness through their town or city. This procession, this solemn walking service, allows those who may not attend our churches to witness the great sacrifice made by Christ for our sins, giving us eternal hope - WAIT!…Read more The Walk of Witness
Source: The Broken Beautiful
I recall once an egg given to our children by a lovely generous woman called Diane when we were on holiday abroad. It was a Hershey's Easter Cross. It wasn't just that it was a cross: it was so thick we had to use a hammer to break it into pieces so we could actually…Read more Eggslackly
When someone in authority calls you on the telephone and you hear the words "please come as soon as possible", what are your thoughts? We live 120 miles from the person who was ill. Fortunately we had the bags packed but, as we collected the last things together and locked the front door and moved…Read more The Call