Monthly Archives: July 2009

Modern day apostles

I have believed for some years that the structure of The Salvation Army requires its officers to fill the role of apostles. Indeed I have at times described myself as an apostle. These statements have generally received one of two … Continue reading

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God’s presence

Monday passed in a bit of a blur. General tiredness, exhaustion from ministry and an over long walk in the sun on Sunday afternoon left me rather dopey on Monday morning. The night before we heard Heidi Baker describe amazing … Continue reading

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Symbol of hope

Most of the worship has not captivated me this year. On Sunday morning Kenny Borthwick reminded us that worship involves body, soul & spirit. I know I sometimes struggle with letting hp of my emotions. There are a couple of … Continue reading

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Day 1 over

We survived day 1 of our camping experience unscathed. The weather was beautiful but very windy. We have some bright red patches after a walk in the sun. And at teatime we had to avoid chicken from our casserole flying … Continue reading

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Arrived safely

We are here in St Andrews with three tents erected. Alex and Elizabeth are busy inflating the mattress while Andy makes tea. The rain has subsided for now but we still have plenty of clouds. Maybe we are in for … Continue reading

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Singing in the rain?

It’s late Friday night, and the wind is driving the rain against the windows. In 12 hours we are due to rendezvous with friends en route for CLAN Gathering at St Andrews. We are camping again, though the tent is … Continue reading

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Priorities

John Grisham has made his name with legal pot-boilers and page-turners. But many of them have unusual twists of plot or out-of-the ordinary characters. The Testament (link right) bears some simliarities to The Summons in that they both feature the wills of … Continue reading

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