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The Only Way…

Yesterday was quite a day, and in many ways was the culmination of a big year. A year of trusting God and seeking His way forward; a year of getting frustrated, of doubting, and of messing up occasionally (but pretty spectacularly). But God has been faithful throughout, and His leading has been evident,… Read MoreThe Only Way… »

Windmill Reflections

Having started by reflecting on the art of sailing and being led to the work of the Holy Spirit, I now come to some reflections on the nature & purpose of a windmill. [if you’ve not read the first post, I recommend you do so before continuing] This weekend I visited… Read MoreWindmill Reflections »

Sails Safely Stowed

A few months ago, whilst on a retreat day, I was out walking, thinking, praying, listening to God, and taking photos. I was less than a mile from my childhood home, but in an area I’d not explored previously*. [* I had tried to explore it previously, but had been… Read MoreSails Safely Stowed »

Easter Sunrise Service

A few years ago I led an Easter Sunrise service for our Church, then a couple of years later used the same service for a city-wide service. You can download the notes & song-sheet below. Feel free to use without need to credit me. Service Notes [PDF 168k] Song Sheet [PDF… Read MoreEaster Sunrise Service »

Kingdom of God…

  • Ricky Rew 
The Kingdom of God is like a cobweb: always there, but seldom seen unless you’re looking for it often surprising you when you run into it unexpectedly early in the morning, it is heavy with refreshing dew; pregnant with possibility Lord, open us up to see the Kingdom of God… Read MoreKingdom of God… »

Peace Pagoda

Recently I’ve been challenged about the use of an inappropriate image for a Christian project. What follows are my reflections on whether or not using the image was wise or appropriate. When setting up a new project recently (Hope MK) and putting together the website, I selected a number of… Read MorePeace Pagoda »

Treasure Hunting…

Have you ever stepped out of your comfort zone? Today I felt like I’d jumped out of a plane without a parachute. It wasn’t the talk of ‘moobs’ and ‘pretty pants’ which was uncomfortable… I attended the Big Hearted Tour event hosted by Stony Stratford Community Church. This year’s Baptist… Read MoreTreasure Hunting… »