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Reflections on my trip to the Holy Land

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Well Angie and I have just got back a week ago from visiting the Holy Land. This was her first time and we both had an amazing time.

The real importance of the Women Bishop’s Vote

General Synod of the Church of England

It was great to see such an overwhelming vote in favour of women bishops yesterday by the General Synod yesterday. Read More

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Without buildings

I’ve just had an article published about operating as a church without owning our buildings on the Church Growth R&D website. You can read the article here: http://www.churchgrowthrd.org.uk/blog/churchgrowth/without_a_building

Missional Community Groups

One of the most exciting areas that I saw whilst I was on sabbatical was the role that Missional Community Groups play in some of the churches I visited. Read More

My Sabbatical

Well the three months passed quickly!

Coming back into land with Sunday’s service I now have a growing agenda of things that need to be addressed and to be thought through. Read More

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Interview on Local Radio regarding Syria

I was interviewed on Local Radio yesterday regarding my open letter to my my local MP, Tom Brake. Obviously, the situation has somewhat changed since yesterday given Parliaments vote to essentially do nothing.  Read More

An open letter to Tom Brake MP

Dear Tom,

As my local MP I wanted to express to you my deep concern with the planned military response to the events in Syria by the government. Read More

Favourite conversation in Kenya

Conversations can sometimes have a strange feel to them in Kenya. Partly this is because they speak so many more languages than most of us do – Swahili, their tribal language and English. It is also sometimes because they want to please us and don’t want us to be disappointed. Read More

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The changing face of Lake Nakuru

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Our final stop on the way to Nairobi and home was Lake Nakuru. This is the third time I’ve been and this time we persuaded Andrew to go early (normally we set off at 9 or 10 but the animals tend to start slowing down mid morning).

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Wonderful day on Lake Victoria

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One of the most exciting things about Kenya is the wildlife and last Saturday we spent the day by Lake Victoria. In fact although it was a vast waterway that we were on it was only a small inlet by the city of Kisumu. Lake Victoria itself is absolutely vast and we were told that

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