The engagement ring of 64 years was lost and then found in the bowl with the communion bread!

A little uplifting story from this morning: I had the joy of leading communion at our Church this morning at the first service. I enjoy inviting all those who are present to gather around the table and we serve one another the bread and wine around the circle and we also pray together. As part … Continue reading The engagement ring of 64 years was lost and then found in the bowl with the communion bread!

The priest was tucked away in the corner at the exit of the Sistine Chapel.

For this years holiday the Duffett family went on an adventure by train to visit different sites around southern Italy. It was a massive treat and we took in the major tourist destinations, the most stunning being Vatican City and the famous Sistine Chapel and the grand St Peters too. The sheer numbers of people … Continue reading The priest was tucked away in the corner at the exit of the Sistine Chapel.

Serving as chaplain on a remote island without electricity or WiFi.

So, what do you actually do for nearly 2 weeks on an island without WiFi and electricity? Check out this short film from Chris’ latest experience of serving as Bardsey Island Chaplain.

Evangelism and art

Recently I led a small team of 7 people to explore different ways of painting with the hope that together we would then give some of the paintings away. For some, this was a brand new experience so I gave plenty of time to 'play' with the materials and explore different techniques as well as … Continue reading Evangelism and art

Instead of throwing it away I rolled the painting up and stored it in my studio thinking I would never see it again…

After taking this painting off the frame, rolling it up and putting it way back hidden away into the depths of my studio it then featured in two magazines including the front cover of this summers Baptist Together magazine! Last week I sold the original to a baptist minister who bought it for a present … Continue reading Instead of throwing it away I rolled the painting up and stored it in my studio thinking I would never see it again…