Tag Archives: Purpose

Be Alert! – Sunday 3 May 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps Worship@Home Sunday, 03 May 2020 (Sunday 3 May is Candidates Sunday in The Salvation Army United Kingdom with the Republic of Ireland, a day when we consider the call of God on our lives, and … Continue reading

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Why should I do it?

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 9th March 2017 – Intermediate – Topic: Onerous – 2nd Place Six months ago I left behind congregational leadership to take on a new role within my denomination. I had asked for I change, but did not … Continue reading

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Busy enough

Faithwriters.com challenge entry – 9th February 2017 – Intermediate: 2nd Place– Topic: Busy (fiction) I soon got tired of hearing “I don’t know how I found time to work; I’m always so busy”. Retirement hadn’t worked out quite how I … Continue reading

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Unfinished business?

Faithwriters.com challenge 2nd June 2016 – Topic: Finish – 3rd place “Steven will rarely finish anything.” This seemingly negative comment, made over twenty years ago, has been proved false on numerous occasions. I could name several projects I have completed … Continue reading

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We’ve been here before!

Faithwriters’ Challenge – 26th May 2016 – Topic: Computer I remember my first encounter with computers — a teletype terminal tucked in a cupboard-like room at the end of a school corridor. Characters thumped out from the white cylindrical keys were … Continue reading

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Whole living

In his book, Brothers we are not professionals John Piper calls pastors to preach the glory of God as the supreme aim of the Christian life. He argues from Scripture that this is God’s greatest concern. But he goes on … Continue reading

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It’s not about me…

We brought in the New Year last night at the house of some friends. A small group of us gathered to share supper followed by a time of reflection and prayer surrounding midnight. One of our party referred to Matthew … Continue reading

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where is the passion?

I met today with the group of ministers loosely named the Borders CLAN fraternal. (This name arose because the main link is through the CLAN Gathering) Although we are very different in character and background, there is an easy relationship … Continue reading

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