Minute from a Minister


15
Jan 2017

How does it feel to know that someone has specifically come before our God and personally prayed for you? I don’t know about you, but I am greatly encouraged – and so I should be – when I know that. My wife Sue has been away for a whole week – yes a whole week – I survived, but only just :-) Sue went to Sydney for her mum’s 80th birthday party, and just got back at the time of writing this. Whilst she was down there, she went to church on......

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08
Jan 2017

They are great when they work. So, what are “they”? Computers, of course! We are so reliant on them (even if you personally don’t use computers a lot, trust me, a lot of your life is dependant upon them). When they work well, it’s great! When they won’t do what you need/want or they don’t work at all … it can be a major problem. And life’s a bit like that. It can be simply wonderful. They are so many things/people/experiences/places in life which can bring such joy and happiness etc. But......

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01
Jan 2017

Happy New Year everyone. Praise God for the excitement of what a new year will bring. Being the beginning of a new year I feel tempted to write about new year’s resolutions and the year ahead. However, I thought with a new year ahead of us I would take this opportunity to ask you to look back. You may have had personal goals for 2016 and you may have achieved them … or you may not. But we as a church, as a community of Christ followers started last year with one......

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18
Dec 2016

If I see someone wearing a cross on a necklace, I usually say something like: Does the cross you wear around your neck mean anything? Some people say ‘No’ and give me a strange look. Some say ‘No’ but also go on to say ‘Why do you ask?’ And some say ‘Yes, it does.’ Just recently, on our day off, at a local Coffee Club for lunch, the young lady who served Sue and me, was wearing a cross on a necklace, and so I asked her that question: Does the cross......

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