Church, Sermon

A Difficult Road – Luke 9.51-end

Sermon preached at St. John's Whittle-le-Woods and Clayton Brook Community Church This week we have all been shocked once more by images of mayhem from London, with an attempt to blow up a crowded commuter tube train, filled with people who have no other way to get into work in the capital, and leaving 29… Continue reading A Difficult Road – Luke 9.51-end

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Church, Sermon, Spirituality

Coping with Depression – reflections with a friend on the story of Elijah

I have been learning quite a bit about living with depression over the last month from a close family friend, Aneurin Howorth, who has been staying with us. Aneurin (or Nye for short) has been doing a wonderful job as a volunteer assistant helping me with my work for the last four weeks. Nye’s dad… Continue reading Coping with Depression – reflections with a friend on the story of Elijah

Church, Spirituality, Travel

Ways in the Wilderness: A Journey into Desert Spirituality

St. George’s College, Jerusalem, 28 February-15 March 2006 The Course This course immersed me in studying the biblical texts of the Exodus, travelling from the pyramids near Cairo into the Sinai peninsula, climbing Mt Sinai and camping in the desert, before crossing the Gulf of Aqaba to pass through the biblical lands of Edom and… Continue reading Ways in the Wilderness: A Journey into Desert Spirituality