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Keep calm and carry on

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Joel 2:1-2 & 12-17 John 8:1-11 I’m beginning, totally unsuitably for Lent, with an expression of pride. I’m very proud of my collection of the complete set of Carry On films – it’s the earthy British humour of the 1960s and 1970s at its best (or worst, depending upon your point of view!). One of […]

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Our journey through the desert

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I’m told that it’s impossible to be hungry in the desert because of the sand which is everywhere. Today our readings take us into the desert, or the wilderness if you prefer (the words are the same in the Greek and Hebrew). Why is this relevant for us? Few of us regularly travel to the […]

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Scott of the Antarctic

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Luke 8:22-25 Deuteronomy 31:1-8 Colossians 1:9-14 One hundred years ago today news arrived in London of the death of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his fellow Antarctic explorers. Scott and his fellow explorers had set out in a race to discover the South Pole. They arrived there in January 1912, only to discover that the […]