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This is a message for everyone at the Arden Marches Group of Parishes who contributed so generously to my writing desk. It took me a long time to find the right writing desk, and it finally arrived at the weekend - so thank you!  It is made from r... more →

18/08/2016 Life

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The secret: revealed

It is my prayer that in all we do here our focus would be on Jesus. Yes we need to fill more chairs. Yes we need more money. Yes we need to reach out more effectively – but in all that, let our focus first and foremost be fully on Jesus. more →

25/09/2016 Philippians 4.10-23

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In the summer of 2013 I left my IT job (writing web software) and moved house to start a training post to be a vicar. Rather than go straight from one to the other, I decided to go via Western USA and Canada, in a convertible Ford Mustang.

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I’ve had a website since the late 1990s, and it has changed rather dramatically over the years.  This section contains some of my favourite bits of my old sites, and some of the most viewed.  (At least, it will when it is finished!)

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I was born in Oxford while my father was doing his vicar training at Wycliffe Hall – where I also did my own vicar training, twenty-three years later!  As I grew up in a Christian family, God has always been quite naturally at the centre of my life. 

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15/09/2016Nearly time for my first PCC meeting as a vicar!

06/09/2016Off for my first visit to Birmingham Cathedral today for a prayer breakfast, on a (not overcrowded) @VirginTrains

03/09/2016#wedding congratulations to Ryan & Steph https://t.co/b9OOjklt8b

02/09/2016#wedding congratulations to Kelly & Dale https://t.co/R9z3E1or1Q

 

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The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.

Bertrand Russell