Purple Words on a Grey Background
Somewhere I put my ideas before I forget them
Bit more about Mike
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Sermon for Lent 5: The Raising of Lazarus
Sermon for Lent 5 2020 The Raising of Lazarus John 11:1-44 At first sight, the story of Jesus raising Lazarus fro...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Earlier today I put a post on Facebook about this picture. I came across it recently at a gathering with my colleagues. Painted at the end o...
Monday, March 23, 2020
The mathematics of pandemics
There's been a lot of coverage on how people are still not getting the message about keeping your distance and minimising contact with o...
Sermon for Mothering Sunday / Lent 4 / the day the churches closed
I didn't actually preach this - I posted it on our church's website. It isn’t the sermon I would have preached if we had actually h...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Rob Halligan: Always Heading Home
Really looking forward to welcoming singer-songwriter Rob Halligan back to St Nick's, Beverley. It's free to come, but it would help...
Monday, January 20, 2020
Jono Peatman CD release
On Friday we had a family get-together over in Lancaster for the launch of Jono's first CD. It contains two worship tracks that he has w...
Friday, December 13, 2019
A thought on the election: the power of 3 words
Quite a few years ago, I went to a training session on communication for churches. In one section, they discussed mission statements. All to...
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Gareth Davies-Jones In Concert
I'm wanting to plug this everywhere, so in case anyone still reads this blog from time to time, this will be a brilliant way into Advent...
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Brexit Tales 4: The Christian with the Tract
It would have been either 1982 or 1983 whilst I was a student. I walked past this bloke in Oxford and he pushed a leaflet into my hand - may...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Brexit Tales 3: The North York Moors Railway
You probably weren't expecting that. Let me explain. At the end of February half-term I had a day off. It was a lovely sunny day, s...
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