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Matt 6.19-24, “Just Passing Through”

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Matt 6.16-18, “Fasting”

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“Goodbye, Je Vais”

I am having lunch today with Je Vais. He became my friend three years ago and now he is off abroad for a new job. I will miss him. He has an infectious laugh and a servant heart. Many are the times he has lifted my spirits. Was it Shakespeare who said that parting was […]

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Matt 6.12-15, “Forgive”

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Matt 6.9-13, “A Pattern for Prayer”

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Oscar Boasting

The oscars took place last night. In a year or two very few people will remember who won what. Except the winners, and those they love. Parents of Oscar recipients will be bragging about their children’s success for many a long year. And why not?  We’d all do the same. Well, I would. Bragging has […]

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Matt 6.1-8, “In Secret”

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“Three Eggs to Save a Life”, Luke 23.42-43

BBC radio broadcast a programme called “Witness”. I came across it only recently – and love it. Eye-witness accounts are used to illuminate significant historic events. The first one I listened to was that of a British soldier captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore in 1942. His name is Maurice Naylor. The […]

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Matt 5.47, “Be Perfect”

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“Our Bill With God”, 6-yr-old spent £3,200 on an iPhone game

According to this article, two children racked up a whopping £3,200 bill on their father’s iPhone.  That puts my own children’s bills into perspective. We once had to pay for a fire extinguisher to be re-filled. But that’s a story for another day. The big phone bill story puts me in mind of my ‘bill’ […]