Tag Archives: Jordan

June 2017

Dear Friends When I was preparing to preach at the circuit Easter Offering service, I wondered what the subject would be on this occasion. I was intrigued to find that the title was ‘Shine like a star’. By the Thursday … Continue reading

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May 2014

Dear friends, As I sat and wrote this piece on 24 April, I remembered that one year before I had been in Jordan. In fact at one point of the day I was 14 minutes from the Syrian border. Our guide … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Thoughts 1: A minister’s-eye view of an oasis

We had been surrounded by desert for several days. It was dry, sandy, rocky and in places scrubby, everything was yellowy, or grey and very dusty. The exception was the deep blue of the Dead Sea which was now on our … Continue reading

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April 2013

Dear Friends The suitcase is sitting partly packed with summer clothes, the immunisations have been administered, the passport is in date, the money has been ordered and the tickets have arrived. It looks as if I’m really going to Jordan and … Continue reading

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