Lakeside Scene

Lakeside Scene, a photo by easyrew on Flickr. Just to the right of this shot is the other of the twin lakeside pavillions where I proposed to Tracy six and a half years ago.

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 More »

Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster, a photo by easyrew on Flickr. Taken on a recent visit to Stowe Gardens….

Reflections on an Adventure with the Holy Spirit

A few weeks ago I went on an adventure with the Holy Spirit. It still excites me to think about it… [read about it before you go on…] Since the adventure, I’ve been reflecting on and processing a number of aspects of it. In fact, for the first few days… Read More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »