Category Archives: Church Chat

July 2018: What is so special about July?

‘There is a time for everything, and everything on earth has its special season.’ – Ecclesiastes 3:1 The Methodist Church has certain Sundays throughout the year designated as ‘Special Sundays‘, and in July so far we have had Action for … Continue reading

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June 2018: GPDR – God Please Don’t Read

The story is told of a woman who had a long password for her laptop…. EveMosesDavidJosephRuthJudasMaryJesusJerusalem When asked why it was so long and complicated she responded, “Well it said it had to be eight characters long and include one … Continue reading

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May 2018: What goes up must come down

Our title is that famous quote by Isaac Newton that refers to gravity, but there is also the famous riddle that plays around with that idea and asks… ‘What goes up and never comes down?’ There are various answers people … Continue reading

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April 2018: We had hoped

I wrote this late at night on Holy Wednesday and as I did, had hoped I would have been better prepared than I was for the Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and two Easter Sunday services that I faced in the … Continue reading

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March 2018: Cross purpose

‘The message about the cross doesn’t make any sense to lost people. But for those who are being saved, it is God’s power at work.’ 1 Corinthians 1: 18 As we move our way through Lent and towards Easter the … Continue reading

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February 2018: Lent Message

Learning to say “No” February sees the start of Lent, which is traditionally seen as a time of saying “no” and giving up things. But really it is a time in which we renew our commitment to God and life, … Continue reading

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December 2017: Blue Christmas

O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie! Above thy deep and dreamless sleep the silent stars go by. Yet in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting light. The hopes and fears of all the years are … Continue reading

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