Monthly Archives: November 2020

DO YOU REWRITE SCRIPTURE?

I know this sounds heretical, but I rewrote some Scripture recently. I took some well-known verses and rewrote them, so they actually now describe my response to their original message. Here they are: “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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I AM GOING TO BE AN AMERICAN FOR A DAY

Increasingly over the last few years I have envied my American friends and their Thanksgiving Day in November and not simply because of the food. With the pressure of consumerism, the Festive Season can so easily be turned into an … Continue reading

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A SUBVERSIVE CHRISTMAS

Next Sunday is the start of Advent which always seems to me to be like a starting pistol signalling the frantic dash towards Christmas. No doubt it will be a very different Christmas this year, which perhaps will allow us, … Continue reading

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BEAUTY FROM OUR BROKENNESS

In 1650 a vicious Civil War raged across the United Kingdom between the supporters of King Charles 1 and the supporters of Parliament. The city of Winchester was the ancient capital of England and a Royalist stronghold and therefore a … Continue reading

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HAVE A DAWG ….. A Day Away With God

HAVE A DAWG … A Day Away With God About once a month I have a DAWG, no its not a playmate for Ava, but a Day Away With God. I thought I would explain to you what its all … Continue reading

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HOW TO NAVIGATE THE CHRISTIAN JOURNEY

Occasionally I have met fellow believers who have told me that they will only read the Bible or commentaries on books of  the Bible. They sometimes even quote John Wesley with approval when in sermon he said “I want to … Continue reading

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REFORMATION SUNDAY: Following Jesus Whatever The Cost

Today is Reformation Sunday, when the Protestant Church has traditionally remembered and celebrated its theological distinctives and the reasons why it split from the Catholic Church. The Reformers who usually get the attention today are men like Martin Luther, John … Continue reading

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