Monthly Archives: October 2015

Increments

Increments

For many months, I walked my children to school over the river Trent to Wilford, Nottingham. Day by day we watched as the bridge was pretty much rebuilt. A tram line was being put through the middle.     Now as we fight our way through the traffic from Westwood to Allesley Park we get to watch the creation of a roundabout at one of the most difficult junctions on our route.   In both circumstances …

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Communication, Communication, Communication.

Communication, Communication, Communication.

I’m on social media regularly. I like it, I love the free exchange of ideas and thoughts. All info is helpful. Even if it’s rubbish, you get to understand what people think and why. It’s a chance to increase your emotional intelligence. I’m interested in people. They are the greatest thing on the planet. Communication is difficult. It’s also natural. So often people in a church family overthink communication. So often a church leader or …

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This is the end

This is the end

On Friday I was travelling to and from Nottingham by train to take an old friends funeral. Hence the lack of a blog. Last Wednesday I took the funeral of a Westwood member from years past. Both services were a privilege to take, both were for people who’d lived a long life and died knowing their eternal future was secure in God’s hands. The two greatest fears (statistically speaking) are public speaking and death. So …

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1 John 1… a follow up

I preached at St Johns this morning, you can listen here. I stand by all I said, but sometimes I finish preaching and I want to add a load of advice on application. Some pointers to go on with. Many of you stood to commit to stepping up into the truths of God’s word. Standing up and receiving prayer sets you up to go and do so in power, but there’s a whole world of …

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How good and pleasant it is…

How good and pleasant it is…

   I’ve been singing this song since I woke up this morning. I am a great fan of unity, but often I have to fight the desire for unity under my authority, doing things my way! I also remember dancing to this at Davids Tent 2012, Caroline still laughs at how I danced, but I was having an awesome time! At the discernment meeting on Tuesday night this verse from Psalm 133 was given as …

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