Church newsletter article 10.12.17 This will be one of the last newsletters of the year, a year in which the news has been dominated by borders and boundaries: Trump’s promised wall between the US and Mexico and the banning of visitors from Muslim countries, missiles fired across the border from North Korea, the Brexit debate … Continue reading Tear Down the Wall!
According to Oxford University’s online dictionaries, the phrase to ‘read someone like a book’ means to be able to ‘understand someone's thoughts and motives clearly or easily’. This saying took on an interesting twist for me today when I stumbled across the Human Library™ on the internet today. In this unusual library, you withdraw not … Continue reading Have You Been Read Like a Book?
I suspect many of you would have heard the news this week about the new Banksy that appeared on a wall in Bristol. As always it has caused a great deal of interest and controversy, mainly about the vexed question of ownership – just who owns a piece of graffiti done in a public place? … Continue reading All The Way to the Banksy
Church newsletter article for 23.10.11 Found this picture on Facebook this week. Made me smile and I thought it was worth sharing… (would love to attribute it to its creator, but I'm not sure where it came from) I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships of all sorts this week in connection with the mini-course … Continue reading God has a Cunning Plan
Church newsletter article for 11th September 2011 Ten years ago we had an American friend from New York staying with us. Ten years ago was 9-11, the day two hijacked planes were flown into the Twin Towers, resulting in almost 3000 deaths. Having our friend staying with us gave us a very human insight into … Continue reading Ten Years