Author: Dave Raine

Serving

As we get older can we say ‘we have had a life of service’, ‘given a cup of kindness’ or supported and encouraged someone? It brought it home to me, relating to one of the key events in my life, when we read about St. Paul going to Rome, and he was shipwrecked and helped […]

Pacemaker

Are you making a good pace in life towards your vision? Some of us over 50`s need a pacemaker, or a heart bypass, or a stent to keep us going. As we get older there are major hurdles that we continually have to take steps to overcome. Things we are going through: ill health, moving […]

Who Are We?

We are all body, mind and spirit connected to a family. There have been lots of programmes on TV , the 100 years anniversary of the first word war, computer links, as well as local computer and history groups all enabling us to learn more about who we are and find lost family members. Personally […]

Passionate or Passive

In a materialistic society what interests you most, what and are you passionate about?; Football, food and drink, theatre and music, fishing, gambling, holidays, internet/computing, Jesus Christ, money finances, etc. Or are you Passive about; Religion, politics, watching TV, motor racing, going to bingo, volunteering, Facebook, Twitter, etc? Whether we are old or young we […]

Communicating

Are we communicating and speaking the same language on a day to day basis to the people we meet? A good starting point for thinking about spreading the gospel. With a friend a few years ago we stared to have a coffee and share about how to operate an iPaq. From this evolved a Churches […]