Calling the faithful city back to the faithful God

How did I get here?

I remember sitting on a plastic chair in a dusty field, 8000km from home, and about the same distance from my comfort zone, surrounded by a hundred or so laughing…

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When the bass drops

Imagine the scene with me, if you can. We’re standing in a large auditorium at a concert with over 2000 other people. Our hands are held aloft in expectation. The…

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The Fire Lily

I wasn’t a great science student at school, barely scraping through two exams aged sixteen and only waking up in lessons when unusual words were introduced: The Uriniferous Tubules was…

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Snapshots of Jesus

Every day we meet, bump into and work with, tens, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people. We exchange brief pleasantries, have deep and meaningful conversations as well as sit in…

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Sunday Night Telly

Major TV channels going head to head with rival big budget productions is nothing new but usually, maybe due to intrusive adverts or plain snobbery, I’m a BBC girl through…

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Anti-social September?

A little late to the party but better late than never as they say, I decided with a great deal of enthusiasm to commit to Scroll Free September. Scroll Free…

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Bathed in light

What a beautiful week of weather we have had! With the hottest day in April since 1949, temperatures reached over 29°C on Thursday. Finally spring has arrived and hopefully it will…

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Carpe Diem – Seize The Day

Robin Williams famously tells his young students to "Seize the Day" in the film Dead Poets Society because they will "soon be fertilising the daffodils". The Bible also encourages us…

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Starter for Ten

Around a hundred of us thoroughly enjoyed The Big Quiz last Saturday night, the first evening of the new 2018 SPBC social programme. I’ve never gone as far as joining…

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Memories that matter

It is almost Christmas Day, and the run up to Christmas has been an interesting one, not least because of all the snowfall that led to widespread disruption last week.…

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Seeking Guidance

I have been a Guide Dog owner for almost as long as I have been a Christian.   But, in early August, I retired my much-loved Jay for health reasons. …

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