Minute from a Minister


19
Feb 2017

PAM

Next Sunday, on the 26th February at 11.30am, God willing, we’ll be having our PAM (Parish Annual Meeting). And because we are such a mixed bunch (in a nice sense), or to put it another way: because we come from either no denominational background or various ones, as well as some of us are relatively newcomers, I thought I’d briefly explain what it is about. The PAM will basically cover three areas: ministry reports, financial accounts and leaders. God willing, ministry reports for 2016 will be presented and accepted; audited accounts for......

Read More


12
Feb 2017

I remember drinking a chocolate milk shake years ago. What I didn’t realise was that it had been left out of the fridge for some time. I took a sip through my straw and instantly spat it out. It was warm and revolting. In Revelation 3:16 Jesus says to the church at Laodicea that he will spit them out of his mouth because they are lukewarm. The daily devotions I am doing at the moment challenged me to reflect on whether Jesus might spit me out of his mouth. I was encouraged......

Read More


05
Feb 2017

Well, it’s impossible not to be aware of the news/furore/excitement/dread about the Trump Presidency. Personally, I’m appalled by some of his character, speech and actions (both before and since the election). If I lived in the U.S.A. I would not have voted for him. Many times I have read/heard others, or said myself that I don’t understand how Christians could vote for him … but now I think I can (at least, somewhat). One of the reasons why I didn’t understand how American Christians could vote for him was, simply, that I......

Read More


29
Jan 2017

I promise myself before I get out of bed I will spend time with the Lord….trouble is I also need to walk, so I get up at 5:30am to walk before it gets too hot. I justify this walk, by at least listening to worship music as I am going. I am home an hour later (to the cuppa Trev’s made and tried to keep warm by putting a lid on it) and I have a cool down shower and get my breakfast. My intentions are then good: sit down and spend......

Read More


Page 5 of 41« First...34567...102030...Last »