Monthly Archives: October 2017

Reformation 500 (1517-2017)

This weekend many churches will be marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The trigger date is 31st October 1517 when Martin Luther is said to have nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.  This … Continue reading

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Guarding the mind

There is a song, released in 1988 and again in 2000, by Bobby McFerrin, with the very simple message “Don’t worry, be happy”. It is one of those earworms which advocates just forgetting all your troubles and being happy. It … Continue reading

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A straight man’s answer to a gay question

I’m a bit late to this particular party, but I have had a busy week.  I am spurred on to blog because of a leafleting campaign in the City Centre yesterday by a group who felt it was their duty … Continue reading

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Giving, loving, serving: Christ-like Obedience

We are in the season of party conferences. This week it is the turn of the Tories; we’ve already had Labour, the Lib Dems and the TUC. Many enter politics with high ideals and a desire to make a difference. … Continue reading

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