If administration is the process for a company to escape insolvency, and if that were to fail, liquidation is the ending of a company, the selling off of any assets to pay off creditors, this would suggest that the business model currently used has not worked. There's an alternative, known as "pre-pack insolvency" which is…Read more Administration…Liquidation…what’s next for the church?
Are there days when we seem unable to pray? During this time of formation, as the Church calls it, I am trying to get into the habit (no, not that one) of praying each day. I know that for some people, they are required to pray at regular times of the day - what are…Read more Pray as you Can
Well my first week at Theological College is over! Amidst the welcomes, the first lectures and the communal meals disparate groups of people have come together to start to form a community. Living together, eating en masse and learning a new subject - these are major new challenges. What has also struck this week, amidst the…Read more Reflecting
We are surrounded by boxes: most sealed, some beckoning to us to be filled to capacity. Many more objects confront us as we enter rooms demanding that we do not forget them. When we move we generally experience a great deal of additional life stress. In a recent poll, 61% of people voted 'moving house'…Read more Closure
The Olympics have started. Are we ready? Many of us don’t seem to be in our running shorts! Perhaps that will be after the Games have finished? We normally get a spike in interest in getting fit after such events as these. What event would you like to do? Would it be the sitting endlessly…Read more Are we ready?
Asked to lead a Service with the Lectionary referring to the Lord's Prayer I felt that calling to meet with this text in a different manner. Here's my take. In Judaism I understand that the Tefillah had 18 or 19 prayers or petitions. In this prayer it has a strong emphasis on Jerusalem and the Temple;…Read more Our Father
It's difficult to locate the source of a river. We can track across the land, looking hard for those signs where the water starts to emerge from the hill. Possibly only once the flow of the water has formed into an audible stream, or see the glint from rays of sunshine reflecting from its surface,…Read more The start of the Journey