Monthly Archives: March 2013

Achieving the dreams

It’s hard being a parent when you have to discipline your kids – their little heads hang so low automatically, then we say something like – “And look at me when I’m speaking to you!” It’s so much nicer when … Continue reading

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Call in the expert!

Accident and Emergency is a fascinating place. Most families end up there with significant regularity. I think we amazingly managed to avoid it on the whole, but I remember one evening visit with our youngest. He had fallen off his … Continue reading

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Just rewards?

We were talking in our life group yesterday about signs and wonders. We were looking at the story of Moses trying to persuade Pharaoh to let the people go, and we were thinking about how signs and wonders these days influence … Continue reading

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What’s the problem?

“Come in Boat 9 your time is up…Come in Boat 9 your time is up…Boat 6 are you in trouble?” Take a look around any shopping centre, or place of work. How many people are wearing a smile? How many … Continue reading

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Any time soon?

Don’t you just hate waiting? We had a time of marking time some years ago. We had our own business, and lived over it. The accommodation was far too small for our growing family; there were also other good reasons … Continue reading

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Cunning plans

A piece of drama I saw many years ago still sticks out in my memory. There was a collection of long tables, which a blindfolded character was walking along on top of. He was crying out to God, asking why … Continue reading

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Good job?

A few of us were pondering the question the other day – if you were hiring staff, should/would you give preference to a Christian? Two of the folks quoted examples of where a Christian employee had been a really bad … Continue reading

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