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Psalm 30: I will praise you for ever

David wrote Psalm 30 for the dedication of the Temple, praising God for helping and healing him when David called for help. He calls on the people to praise God, for his anger is only temporary. more →

23/08/2012 Bible


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‘I became a man’

When I was at primary school in East Hull, our deputy head-teacher – Mr Jones – had a sign on the wall of his classroom, which said, ‘School days are the happiest days of your life.’ more →

29/12/2014 1 Corinthians 13.1-13


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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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23/04/2015Trekkers begins a new term today at 3.30pm. We are using #EpicExplorers, which will take us through Mark's gospel.

22/04/2015This is training and meetings week - ADCMs, Diocesan Business Committee, NCD conference, business roadshow and SIAMS for governors tonight!

22/04/2015Error 500 on BBC News site? :-o

22/04/2015Please #pray for the family and friends of Mona Cund (nee Lewis), whose funeral is at Studley Parish Church at 11am today.

22/04/2015Fabulous idea! No Rota at St Mark’s! | The Parish of Badshot Lea and Hale

20/04/2015I actually enjoyed attending the Diocesan Business Committee this morning - it was a lot more interesting than it sounds!

18/04/2015RT @SophyRidgeSky: Telegraph letters on top form as usual #GE2015

05/04/2015I really enjoyed this morning's packed service in Studley. Great singing everyone! There was a real buzz.

05/04/2015#EasterMeans receiving forgiveness of sins through Jesus' name (Acts 10.43).



Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.

Andy Rooney