Monthly Archives: January, 2015

The legacy of Marcus Borg

It was with great sadness I read that Marcus Borg died a few days ago. Through reading his books, he was instrumental in developing my Theology and Biblical understanding. Whilst readings his books, I always sensed he was a compassionate man, with an appreciation of the God who liberates and enables individuals to walk their …

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

This Sunday concludes the week of prayer for Christian Unity. I know many churches are actively involved in this Ecumenical witness, however some churches are still hesitant to get deeper involved. Why is this? Standing from a minister’s perspective, I recognise and hear that many people are doing projects ecumenically, however we can still hide behind …

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The fragrance of memory

Over the last few days I have undertaken pastoral visits for funerals. I have always found it a privilege to conduct funerals, and on a visit, I always ask what memories they would like to share with me about the person who has died; about the character , personality and sense of humour. Sometimes we …

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Baptism …Affirmation or acceptance?

It seems to me that when we think about our baptism, not many people can remember it or even celebrate it , particularly if one had a infant baptism. I have been  fortunate as I had an adult baptism in my 30’s, and can remember every moment of it, even down to my 10 year …

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Hymns, Liturgies and Devotions

New words and images to worship God

God and Retinitis Pigmentosa

'A flickering light is dimming', A Theological reflection to expectant sight loss

The Cooking Cleric

A food and drink blog from a clergyman in south west Surrey

Honest about my faith

How the Christian faith makes a difference in my life.


Children's Ministry Ideas...

Faith Formation Journeys

Let us walk with you on the journey of faith. Whether your feet are big or small, fresh or worn, running or crawling, God's love goes with you and you stand on holy ground.

Eric Cooter - My Journey

I am seeking God's grace and peace.


Use words if necessary


living faith in the secular world


Spirituality, Sustainability, Hospitality and Community

an inquiring and discerning heart

a gift of joy and wonder in all god's works

The Fat Pastor

Love God. Live Well. Do Good.

Random Ramblings

Sometimes my mind wanders ...

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