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I’m going to draw out from Acts 10; 34-43 what makes the Gospel transformational, and suggest how we can engage it more fully. The short speech by Peter was made after he’d been summoned to meet a Roman centurion. Peter … Continue reading
Eighty years ago this nation was at a crisis. Politicians of the day worked together for the good of Britain and Europe. The monarch was respected and brought hope to the people suffering – visiting Coventry after the horrific bombings, … Continue reading
The earth’s climate has seen dramatic change. Four and a half billion years ago, the earth was formed. Its atmosphere had massively high levels of carbon dioxide, and there was very little oxygen. Miraculously, life originated in this extremely hostile … Continue reading
In the west, if our fence blows down we can usually afford to fix it without any worry. In Mozambique, they have suffered a devastating cyclone, with 90% of Beira damaged or destroyed. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/19/cyclone-idai-worst-weather-disaster-to-hit-southern-hemisphere-mozambique-malawi I was heavily involved in setting … Continue reading
Big Bang was about 14 billion years ago; the universe is older and bigger than we can possibly imagine. Dinosaurs were on the earth for over a hundred million of years, a thousand times longer than the humans have been … Continue reading
Scientific discovery has brought material benefits and physical comfort to mankind. The predictability of matter leads us to assume that it behaves according to fixed laws, and this belief has led engineers to develop tools and machinery to manipulate the … Continue reading
It is 14th November 2018, just three days after the Remembrance Sunday where we promise not to forget the loss of lives in the 1914-18 and other wars. I am woken by Radio 3: “The headlines today … Half of … Continue reading
8th June 2017 was so much more than just a General Election. I am writing this on June 9th with a joyful heart. I give thanks that Love, Joy, Peace, Kindness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, Patience, Goodness and Self Control are not … Continue reading
As a society, we decide what we value. Where do we want our work to generate value? Do we value our transport infrastructure, do we value our children’s education, do we value our police force, our armed forces, caring for … Continue reading
The chart below shows the income distribution in the UK (latest figures available from government statistics) and the corresponding amount that you can borrow if you have a 10% deposit (using the Halifax building society mortgage calculator). Two thirds of … Continue reading