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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “Bats and Gaps”

Behold the uninvited bat! Allow me to tell the story. My wife and I holidayed in Devon recently. The cottage was cute, quiet and cut off. Perfect for a restful retreat. However. On the fourth night Penny was in bed reading as I watched a World Cup match on the TV across the room. “Why […]

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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “Bats & Gap”s

How do we mind the gap in our spiritual lives? Three tips to do so involving grace, acceptance and the promises of God.

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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “Bats & Gap”s

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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “People are not washing machines”

What’s the connection between white goods and a good Samaritan?

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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “People are not washing machines”

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Malcolm’s Monday Meditation: “People are not washing machines”

Among phrases you might expect to hear in a sermon, “People are not washing machines” is probably not one of them. Nonetheless, I heard my friend OJ utter those very words this last Sunday. Where was he going with the idea? “Humans are not designed to be on a permanent spin cycle”?  No, instead the […]

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Sheep in a tin bath, Luke 15

Dragged or carried, we all need a shepherd to rescue us.

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Sheep in a tin bath, Luke 15

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Sheep in a Tin Bath, Luke 15

Last week my wife and I holidayed in Devon. A land of stunning scenery and spectacular ice cream. But more about that another time. A visit to the Museum of North Devon in Barnstable yielded a photograph if this extraordinary scene. Two Devonian shepherds dragging a sheep in a tin bath. Who knows the context? Was the […]