Thought for the month

When pain turns to joy

Feb 26 2018

“You are NEVER going through that again!” My sincere words to my wife after witnessing all that she and our first baby had to endure during the long labour and difficult delivery (I’ll spare you the gory details!).... Read More

Thought For The Month: February 2018

Jan 29 2018

Whether you have already broken your resolutions or you are just pausing to consider what you may want to achieve in 2018, focus is one of the main factors in succeeding.... Read More

Blinded by God's grace

Dec 20 2017

So here we are half way between black Friday and blue Monday. The most hyped shopping day and the day when pre-Christmas spending comes back to bite us. ... Read More

A saviour is born

Nov 24 2017

“It's Christmas” is the now familiar cry from Noddy Holder that rings out across the media and the shops, announcing that we have entered into the Christmas season. ... Read More

500 years since the Reformation

Oct 02 2017

What was it and why does it matter?... Read More

The reason for the season

Oct 28 2016

Like many of our long held celebrations now in the UK, this month we may attend a bonfire and firework display without actually giving any thought to why we do so. We might have some remembrance of things taught us at school and pull out the facts during a quiz, but generally the enjoyment of the event has replaced the reason for the event. ... Read More

Faster, stronger, higher

Aug 26 2016

Well I couldn’t resist. The Olympics only come round every 4 years after all, and although my body was advising me otherwise, and I was still recovering from a rather exhausting stint leading a teenage youth camp, I stayed up deep into the small hours of the night to watch Andy Murray pummel his way to his second Olympic gold and Usain Bolt demolish the field to retain his 100m crown. ... Read More

May you find kindness in the chaos

Mar 31 2014

Thought for the month with With Paul Donovan Pendennis Evangelical Church Pendennis Road Staple Hill, Bristol ... Read More

Brighter tomorrows

Mar 03 2014

With Minister Tim Groves Resound Church, Mangotsfield, Bristol... Read More

Don’t worry about the rain, just enjoy splashing in the puddles

Jan 30 2014

With Rev Jonathan Vickery Christ Church, Downend The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it; there ain’t nothing to it. ... Read More