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
As Lent approaches I find myself considering what to do for the next 46 days. As the days lengthen we are encouraged to give up something, notably chocolate and/or alcohol, in a perception that this will develop our faith. I am not sure how giving up something for Lent and then eating it or drinking…Read more Transitions in Life
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Post from another blog. This evening BBC2 broadcast a programme “Transgender kids: who knows best” ‘challenging the new orthodoxy that promotes affirmation (acceptance) of transgender children’. As a parent of a transgend… Source: BBC sponsor vicious attack on transgender children
New Year's Resolutions, cleaning the house, putting away the Christmas decorations (yes we use a quasi-Methodist calendar, so ours have departed to the recesses of the garage for another year), preparing for the first week back at work or school - these are all pressures we face at this time of the year. What about…Read more Do we have time for this?
I hope that, within this blog post, I can provide snippets of information which will encourage those who feel God's calling to enter into ordained ministry within the Methodist Church and will soon be preparing for the selection interviews. These are only my views and I would welcome others to support the candidates with their…Read more Candidiate Selection
Today many celebrate Jesus' birth. In some form of space-time continuum we may see both Jesus as a babe, with parents lovingly gazing at the crib, the Shepherds admiring the Christ-child and already the Magi have arrived - albeit 2 or 3 years early. Perhaps we here can see both 'times' as one. Dr Who would be…Read more Nativity – where are we in the scene?