One of my favourite verses in the Bible is from Job 19v5 ‘I know that my redeemer liveth’ The reason is personal as it is on the headstone of my Great Uncle who was killed in the First World War and it would have been put there by his father (my Great Grandfather). It might […]
As some of you might know the nearest I got to military service was being in the sea cadets for a few years as a teenager. That certainly made me realise that any branch of the armed forces was not for me – probably much to the relief of the armed forces. Amongst the many […]
I wrote this the morning after the night before. England out on a penalty shoot-out. I was 21 when we went out of Italia ’90 in the semi-finals in the same way, and 27 for Euro ’96, so it has been a long while since I felt the same way about a football match […]
“I want to enter heaven breathlessly. I want to break the tape with a shout of ‘I did it!’” That was the heart’s desire of my first spiritual director, Alex Buchanon. I remember hearing him share this over 20 years ago and feeling so inspired and challenged to finish well in my journey of following […]
The world has gone mad. I mean, it is literally off the scale, and I don’t think this is all to do with COVID, I think this has been happening for a long time. Now, don’t get me wrong, I believe that COVID has changed a lot of things in our lives, and I reckon […]
A year ago today, if I had asked you what you thought 2020 would be like you would have probably listed loads of things that didn’t include a global pandemic. We ended up with lockdown, a hit on global markets, widespread closures of the high street as we know it and church buildings across the […]
We all know that Christmas is going to be different for 2020, this has been a massive challenge for everyone this year.
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord.”
Who are you remembering?
STOP EATING FROM THE DEVIL’S TABLE! New blog from CVM’s Northern Director Gasky.