During this time of lockdown throughout most of the world, join with others in Sunday Worship wherever you are, if you have internet access - thanks to the wonders of modern technology! There are now many churches and videos to choose from which enable people to do this, but I want to share with you … Continue reading JOIN WITH US ONLINE FOR SUNDAY WORSHIP

A PROPHETIC PRAYER for the current global crisis

I have not written this beautiful and profound 'prayer' myself - I wish I had! Someone shared it on Facebook, so I don't even know know who Kitty O'Meara is. It is written in an Old Testament prophetic style. "And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made … Continue reading A PROPHETIC PRAYER for the current global crisis


Denis the Areopagite (late 5th to early 6th Century) wrote about plunging into the darkness: terrifying - if darkness is only about evil and death, meaningless suffering or getting lost. I remember walking back along a track late one night with a Ugandan friend to where I was staying. It had just stopped raining but … Continue reading PLUNGE INTO DARKNESS – Finding Freedom

A Universal Pattern by Richard Rohr

I wanted to share today's meditation by Richard Rohr, just as he wrote it, as I think it is so important. Christ is before all things, and in Christ all things hold together. —Colossians 1:17 Anything called “Good News” needs to reveal a universal pattern that can be relied upon, and not just clannish patterns … Continue reading A Universal Pattern by Richard Rohr


Which is the most important Christian festival: Christmas, Good Friday or Easter? Or even Ascension Day or Pentecost? Commercially and in modern western culture at least, it is Christmas, followed by Easter. Although Good Friday is still officially a Bank Holiday in the UK, the retail industry ignores that, while Pentecost (Whitsun) and Ascension are … Continue reading CHRISTMAS REFLECTION