My role as chaplain comes to an end this week…It’s been an awesome 9 years, here’s some highlights

When I first started my role as city center chaplain in Peterborough my son was 9 years old. We had recently moved into the area and his new teacher asked him what his dad did for a job. he thought long and hard and eventually answered, 'my dad helps people love Jesus.' In hearing that … Continue reading My role as chaplain comes to an end this week…It’s been an awesome 9 years, here’s some highlights

Adventures on the street…

I've spent a few hours on the streets of Peterborough with a trainee vicar on placement with me called Keri. She's an incredibly gifted people person. We met together to reach out to all kinds of people, but we especially wanted to bring something of the good news to people who are Muslim. We both … Continue reading Adventures on the street…

Yet what I can I give Him?… Give my heart.

I took part in some Christmas outreach with the churches in the city centre. Organised by my friend Jonathan at Park Road Baptist Church he had arranged some awesome puppets, a craft table, lots of chocolate, and 'happy birthday Jesus' balloons! Crowds gathered to watch the puppets- they were sooooo good! I brought along an … Continue reading Yet what I can I give Him?… Give my heart.

A morning of painting and just being…

I spent the morning painting at Argo Lounge in Peterbough . It's a trendy place, comfy and retro rolled into one. The staff are awesome and they welcome the chaplaincy team every Friday, this morning our two amazing chaplains John and Margaret couldn't make it so I stepped in and covered for them in a … Continue reading A morning of painting and just being…

Paintings that bring hope

I love using what I've got to let others 'in' on the good news of Jesus. There were a few people I painted for recently who needed to know that they can have and hold on to hope. That they are known and loved by God. Each painting carried a specific message- they're simple and … Continue reading Paintings that bring hope

Everyone you meet is a potential disciple of Jesus.

I wrote this article for this Autumns Baptists Together magazine. Enjoy: Everyone you meet is a potential disciple of Jesus. Everyone. The first friends of Jesus were plucked from one way of life and work and plonked into a new role of heralding and showing the coming Kingdom of God. Fishermen to fishers of men. … Continue reading Everyone you meet is a potential disciple of Jesus.