A Sacrifice of Praise!

Today, 4 weeks in to being stuck at home, unable to meet with each other, unable to go out and live lives we have always lived, I want to encourage to you praise God and to be grateful.   Ruby and I were filling in her ‘Lockdown Diary’ as part of…

The Emmaus Road

This week, we are looking at Luke 24: 13-35. I’ve included it here in case you don’t have a bible to hand. On the Road to Emmaus 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were…

Celebration???

My 5th Coronacom Newsletter written for my congregation for Easter Sunday. Dear All! Readings: Psalm 22 and 23, Luke 24:1-12, Hebrews 10:11-14 I don’t know about you but I’m sat here trying to write something celebratory for Easter Sunday morning and I’m definitely in more of a Good Friday mood!…

A new normal!

Well this has been quite a couple of weeks, hasn’t it? The Coronavirus has hit and it feels like life has changed pretty much overnight. Last Thursday was my birthday. I was greeted in the morning by my 5 year old singing happy birthday to me on my bed. As…

Live it!

I heard someone on the radio yesterday morning talking about righteousness and how we receive it but then we need to live in it. It says in Romans 3 that “But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been made known, to which the Law and the…

Covered….

I was listening to a song today called ‘Covered’ which was talking about how our sin is covered by Jesus’ grace. I thought again how wonderful it is. As it was playing, I saw in my mind an old sofa, worn and weary after years of being used and abused…

OneWord365

I have decided to resurrect this badly neglected blog to join in with something which has captured my attention this year. During the whole of yesterday (1/1/14), I had a word going through my head and even started a web post on it in a forum that I frequent.  It…

Week 17: Mark 16: He is going ahead of you.

Deepening Discipleship with Mark Week 17: Mark Chapter 16:  He is going ahead of you Monday:  He rolled the stone away!                                              vv 1-4 ‘And they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?”’ v3 These women had been powerless to stop Jesus from…

Week 16: Mark 15 – Why have you forsaken me?

Deepening Discipleship with Mark Week 16: Mark Chapter 15:  Why have you forsaken me? Monday:  What will you do with the King of the Jews?            vv 1-15 ‘“What shall I do, then, with the one you call the king of the Jews?” Pilate asked them.’’ v12 Pilate asked the people…