“Well done, good and faithful Servant”

This week I want to say a heartfelt thank you.  Thank you to the many who have served in the past year, and thank you for the regular giving to the Lords work and to our shared life and ministry as a church. Towards the end of Matthew’s gospel comes a parable Jesus told that […]

“I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin.” Galatians 1:11 With my children I have been looking at prime numbers – the irreducible core which cannot be divided any more – the nugget numbers from which we build and develop all other complex calculations.  Strictly speaking – […]


Loyalty is an extraordinary quality – hard to put your finger on, amazing when it is there, destructive when it goes. In Galatians, Paul speaks to a community, to a church he loves and with a heavy heart says : ‘ I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you […]

Children of Promise

“Now you, brothers and sisters, are children of promise” (Gal 4:28) Lets start the year by thinking of what it means to live with ‘promise’.  This was made easier for me by the visual symbol of almost daily Rainbows which I saw from Christmas Eve until 4th January.  Just before our Christmas eve service an […]