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Love Came Down At Christmas by Sinclair B. Ferguson – BOOK REVIEW

I wanted to get a review of this book out before Advent begins to give you a chance to get hold of a copy! Sinclair B. Ferguson doesn't focus on the well-known nativity that we might expect for an advent reading. He focuses on another well-known passage of the Bible that many of us will… Continue reading Love Came Down At Christmas by Sinclair B. Ferguson – BOOK REVIEW

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Stepping out of a portaloo

It was a blessing to attend the Global Leadership Summit in Bristol, a video-cast of speakers sharing their experience on different aspects of leadership. It was a day out for me away from my son for a whole day for the first time too which was bittersweet! I wrote down notes and was blessed by… Continue reading Stepping out of a portaloo

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An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

I am so overjoyed that Lirika Davis has joined me on the blog this week. We first met through the Stilettos Conference in Plymouth and I was captivated by her words of encouragement and love for Christ. Lirika is a wonderful friend, a great speaker and a gifted writer and I hope that today's post… Continue reading An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

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Superhero or Saviour?

Yesterday, I accidentally coordinated my son's clothes into the colours of Superman. Red trousers and a blue top with the Superman 'S' on the front. All he was missing was the cape. It was pretty amusing that he was dressed up like this on the way to see the nurse. He had a minor allergic… Continue reading Superhero or Saviour?

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An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

You don't want to miss this interview - it's an eye-opener to medical care in a place of poverty in contrast to the NHS, it will challenge you to build bridges with those who believe differently to you and that big topic of 'god and suffering' is covered by an experienced neonatologist who has seen… Continue reading An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

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The Shadow

I'm going to try and keep this short. We're all busy people these days, aren't we? There's so much I could say, but right now, I just don't have the time or the right words to say. In a nutshell, I am experiencing my first recognisable battle in the mind. I say 'recognisable' because I… Continue reading The Shadow

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Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

  Andy Frost's 'Long Story Short' brings a fresh perspective at looking at our life story - by looking away from ourselves towards a much bigger story. He challenges us to think about the story that our lives are telling. How will we be remembered? Are we looking for a life of happiness, safety and… Continue reading Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

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Take Heart by Matt Chandler – Book Review

In a culture that is increasingly turning away from Christianity, Matt Chandler has an exciting and optimistic outlook - it's a great time to be a Christian. Faith in Christ has always thrived when it is at the margins of society. He gives a brief history by reminding the reader that the early church grew… Continue reading Take Heart by Matt Chandler – Book Review

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Fighting Fear with Faith

Do it afraid. Courage is not the absence of fear, but going forward even when you feel afraid. I have heard these expressions a few times and it has become much more real as a mum. Actually, I think it started as a mum-to-be. I was afraid to give birth, but I had to do… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: Fighting Fear with Faith

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My Greatest Adventure

Empty supermarket shelves, low water pressure, uncollected bins... turns out we are not built for snow in this part of the world! We ran out of bread and milk and apparently everyone had the same idea because we couldn't get either for a couple of days and all the long-life milk had gone too. Walking… Continue reading My Greatest Adventure