Bloggers are blogging everywhere about something. Make it a good one Paul!

I was very moved as I reflected on the words of Christina Rosetti in the Christmas Carol: In the bleak midwinter.

"Our God, heaven cannot hold him, Nor earth sustain,

Heaven and earth shall flee away when he comes to reign.

In the bleak midwinter a

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After the long, drawn out process of escaping from Egypt, Moses found himself on the far side of the Red Sea facing a sea of refugees, accompanied by a huge number of sheep and goats. They must have looked really odd: undernourished, unwashed, weary and apprehensive, but dressed in

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The message of Jesus is full of extremes. His opening speech talks about good news for the poor, prisoners released and freedom from oppression. He goes on to demonstrate great authority: healing desperately sick people, even raising dead people to life—that’s four days dead, not

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Following the decision by DCM not to show the short movie advert for prayer from the Church of England, let’s take a look at this controversial prayer. It's really a lesson in prayer from Jesus, given to his disciples. (Taken from Mark 6:9-13 ESV)

Our Father in

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On Thursday last week we were meeting in a makeshift church building on the edge of the refugee camp known as the Jungle, in Calais. On Monday of this week, I received a message from James, who went to Calais with us and stayed on: “Church is being bulldozed.” The pastor and

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Growing up in a remote mountain village in Communist Albania made meeting a potential bride a difficult challenge for young men like Safiri. The usual practice was for parents to employ the services of a matchmaker. A match was duly negotiated for Safiri, without his opinion particularly

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The boy sank to his hands and knees one more time. This time, his young Egyptian mother did not drag him back to his feet; her last ounce of strength consumed by the merciless desert sun. She turned away as the life of her firstborn slipped from her grasp. The boy’s father was a

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Back in October, Paul joined a team of five other friends who shared a passion to visit the camp known as the Jungle to take sleeping bags and tents to share with the refugees living there. It was a painful privilege to be there.

We worked with a French charity; ...

Because it's National Poetry Day


Line, line, line!
Make a line!
Shoes, I need shoes:
Nine, nine,
Size nine!

We’re out of shoes.
You said shoes…
I’m sorry,
No more shoes....