Have you forgotten how much God wants to use you to bring His heart to those you meet? Divine appointments are characterised by: 1- People you meet saying ‘it was meant to be’ and ‘I was meant to meet you today.’ 2- An openness to what you have as a follower of Jesus. It is … Continue reading Words of knowledge and divine appointments
I’ve just put in my shop 10 new paintings (and some BC- before Covid) that have been adorning the cafe walls of the Backroom cafe in Gamlingay. Here they are! You can order them or find out more about them by clicking any of the images.
I’m so excited about my new calendar. It’s a declaration of hope that it’s a new day! This is what I wrote about it: Inspire your friends and family each day with the promises of a ‘New day.' Give hope and bring a reminder that out of what has been, the best is yet to … Continue reading It’s a new day
Recently I have been part of delivering some training for #doyouknowhimtelford? A churches Together initiative of the Telford and surrounding villages and towns mission to help people engage with the Christian faith. We did a number of creative things ‘out there’ to engage with people but one of the things I heard from a friend … Continue reading What a good question to ask!
Yesterday I saw throughout the day a series of divine appointments. Do you know what they are? One definition describes them like this: Divine appointments are Spirit led appointments that give us the opportunity to be used in God’s service for the advancement of His Kingdom. My experience of them is that the people who … Continue reading Divine appointments.
What can we do to share the story of the most outrageously generous present this world has been graced with when we can’t gather and engage with groups of people? How can we gently encourage our neighbours and friends to lift their eyes off the pressure to levitate the gloom of the shadow of Covid … Continue reading How to safely share the reason for the season this Christmas time.
I had a week serving as chaplain on the island of Bardsey for a week. This is a what I got up to. https://youtu.be/qLsPlhFlyRs
Soul Food Yesterday as part of our ‘lighthouse cafe- inside out’ I created a soul food board to engage with people. The idea is to encourage people to pause and think about how to nourish their soul. I’ve been fascinated with the symbolism of feathers and the promises of covering and protection found in the … Continue reading Soul Food Board
With my friend Adrian Semerene teaching at Ridley Hall Yesterday I spoke at Ridley Hall college in Cambridge on ‘Creative worship.’ Part of the day was a practical for the students to capture something of their story of the ‘from and to.’ The challenge I gave them was to show where they had journeyed from … Continue reading ‘From/to’ paintings.
I've been thinking a lot about the story of the 'pearl of great price.' You may know the short parable already, but just in case here it is: "Also, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant who was searching for fine pearls. When he found a valuable pearl, he went away, sold everything he … Continue reading The art of searching