I'd like to tell you who I am, but what could I say? How might you describe yourself to others? In the past I might say about the job title, my responsibilities.I might have started by telling you about my wife of 30 years, our 2 wonderful children.Perhaps I could have tried to describe to…Read more Who am I?
With the superbly positive movements within the Church of England in the air* it was wonderful to be at Pride celebrating the opportunity for those in the LGBT community to parade through London. As parents of a LGBT child we believe that we don't have that privilege to march but we wanted to offer our…Read more Pride 2017
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…
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
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
Throughout the year it would appear to me, as one not versed in the liturgical colours, that ministers change their colours. We have white or gold for those times of great celebration at Christmas and Easter, purple for Advent and Lent, red for Pentecost and finally green for ordinary time. It's like the Church have…Read more Football kits and the Church