Weekly church email

Oh My Soul

“Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.” (Psalm 86:4)   What is going on in the very depth of you, in the innermost part of your being? The scriptures are full of an understanding that there is more to our life than even our family, […]

Happy are the Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy” Matthew 5:7 Many people involved in the management of staff are always having to balance mercy and judgement, patience and excellence – and I can understand what difficult positions this can put us into.  I find it so fascinating how this is acknowledged in part during […]


It used to be that we took pictures of other people, now we seem to take pictures of ourselves and post them up in cyberspace for all to see. We used to joke about our vanity over passport photos, but now we have software which can adapt, adjust and beautify these pictures so that they […]


“And now my head shall be lifted up, above my enemies all around me And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy I will sing and make melody to the Lord.” Psalm 27 One of the rare privileges of leading a congregation is sharing in and receiving from the creative gifts […]

Walk With Me

“No matter where the people travelled, the Lord was with them.” Exodus 40:38   Dear Minster and friends Todays thought unusually brings Physics, Scripture and Hip Hop together! Objects resist changes to their state of motion.  All objects have this tendency – they have inertia.  The more inertia that an object has, the more mass […]