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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… »

Legend of the Forest

  • Ricky Rew 
As dawn awoke within the Forest glade, The rising sun broke through the leafy shade; The song of bird with rapture filled the air, And wild-life stirred from hidden, secret lair; The Forest knew, – and thought the day looked fair. A woodman came, three trees to seek and fell,… Read MoreLegend of the Forest »

Thirty Years

  • Ricky Rew 
Thirty years ago today my world almost fell apart. A few days earlier I’d woken to find my Dad writhing in agony in his bed; Mum was beside herself calling an ambulance and the Doctor, then waiting what seemed like a lifetime for them to arrive. During that time I… Read MoreThirty Years »

BBC Newsnight Debacle

  • Ricky Rew 
I’m confused. The BBC Newsnight programme broadcast a film in which an individual claimed they had been sexually abused by a prominent Tory MP of the time, but no names were mentioned. Speculation elsewhere, mostly online but not exclusively, led to an individual being named. Newsnight & the BBC have… Read MoreBBC Newsnight Debacle »

Looking Forward & Backward

‘Over and over again in life, we stand in the shoes of the disciples in this passage [feeding 5000]: surrounded by human need, faced with a challenge, knowing we do not have the resources, in our own wisdom, wealth, and strength, to meet the need, to stand up to the… Read MoreLooking Forward & Backward »