Prayer of St Patrick

I arise today through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock. I arise today through God’s strength to pilot me; God’s might to uphold me, God’s wisdom to guide me, God’s eye […]

Hello My Name is Church!

I read this wonderful blog post on the Huffington Post and thought you might enjoy it. It’s called, “Hello, My Name is Church.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-unappreciated-pastor/hello-my-name-is-church_b_4124322.html

Happy New Year

Well that’s the end of 2013 and my has it flashed by.  Here is my prayer and wish for 2014 as I wish you all the best for the New Year. It’s from Philippians 3 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take […]

My top 10 Christmas Songs

You know that the year is almost over when you start seeing the Christmas ads on TV and the annual competition between the like of Marks and Spencer’s and John Lewis trying to gain our attention with their festive commercials. It also means that at church we are in full swing getting everything ready for […]

My top 10 Easter Hymns

Here’s my top 10 Easter hymns. It’s a mixture of the old and new. I hope you all have a great Easter holiday and most of all I pray that you will remember what Christ has done for you. God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him […]

Giants and Titans

I was led to believe that the largest sterling bank note that existed in the UK was £100.  But recently I read an article on the BBC News website called “Britian’s £1m and £100m banknotes”.  In that article Chris Bowlby introduced me to the giants and titans.  Giants and titans are £1m and £100m bank notes […]

Christmas Present

It’s Christmas day and it doesn’t get any more present than that!  I watched a wonderful little video this week called “the Christmas Scale”.  It was about the first couple of bars of the hymn ‘Joy to the World’.  And of course the next few words tell us why there is joy, ‘the Lord has […]