Monthly Archives: July 2015

A week in another place…

A week in another place…

I Have just said goodbye to my family, all heading south to Dorset for a Venture Camp.  I am well aware that cars will be leaving Coventry in the next few hours and many of you will meet on a field in Shepton Mallet.   A few years ago I read a blog by young man named Alex Gabriel, he went to Soul Survivor as an atheist and blogged his thoughts and responses. Ever since …

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Enforced Meetings or Hanging Out?

Enforced Meetings or  Hanging Out?

At some point this week, Dan asked the question on Facebook: “what do you need more of in your life?” Time, came up a lot. So did peace, happiness, Grace and the desire for self-improvement. There were many answers and it made me reflect on how I/we attain these things. There is no silver bullet. I say that, because I don’t want to exaggerate, Yet I’m about to tell you about something that has been pretty …

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The tyranny of success.

The tyranny of success.

In the weeks that we as a family lived here in the vicarage, but I had not yet started work, we were obliged to visit other churches to worship on Sunday. At one such nameless church I was asked how I felt going to lead such an intelligent bunch of people.   Many of you have found your way to our church family via the University of Warwick, via a successful educational and vocational life. Some …

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