Calling the faithful city back to the faithful God

Right to Roam?

In the classic Peanuts cartoons, there’s a line I love about not needing a national children’s day because ‘every day is children’s day.’ To a poet every day is a…

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Embracing inconvenience!

This week Team Wearing had the opportunity to host Kevin, Jackson and Uncle Ryan from the African Children's Choir once again. This was an unexpected return and on the face…

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Reflections on suffering

I’ve been reflecting recently on my experience over this last winter, starting in October when I was diagnosed with acute leukaemia up to news of my remission several weeks ago.…

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Cross of Stability?

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” (1 Cor 1 v18)…

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One for All

"You've received a free upgrade." The words every Spring Harvester longs to hear when they arrive at Butlins. This year, for the first time in five, we were welcomed with…

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Into That River We Dived

It was a game changer for me. I can still hear the haunting ballads and bluesy harmonica even when no music is actually playing. The River album by Bruce Springsteen.…

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Get up and go again

I love skiing but I am not very good at it! Today I fell quite hard, which leaves me sore. Today I blame the snow, too much ice with lots…

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Accepting Adventure?

I enjoy walking......but am unaccustomed to really long walks. In mid October I and four others completed a walk along a peninsula near Albany, Western Australia. The weather was glorious,…

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Truths in Tension

It was great to see church and community united in candlelit celebration as we considered ‘Hope at Christmas’ through word, dance, and song.  A modern rendering of an ancient proverb…

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Parkrun Church

There’s something I do every week at the same time that I love, to the extent that my enthusiasm for it spills over to others. I love to share with…

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Ball, Goal, Ball, Goal?

I know two people who coach sport, grass-roots football and elite hockey in their cases, but the idea of coaching others has gained currency in many other walks of life,…

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