Christmas: On the move

At the churches I work in, this year during the carol services, we've been thinking about what Christmas means to us. The clergy and readers have spent a few minutes talking about what Christmas means to them, and after much thought, I came up with this. As it’s my second Christmas ordained, to be honest, [...]

‘The first year is the hardest’

I love anniversaries. Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, anniversaries of significant events. I love it when Facebook tells me '7 years ago today you moved to University' (yes, 7 years this week!). I love reflecting on the changes that have come with time. Last week, the week of our first wedding anniversary, gave me the chance to [...]

New Wine 2018: one year on

Twelve months ago I came home from a week long Christian conference feeling tired, excited, inspired, damp and muddy. Having got back from the same conference a fortnight ago, I am just as tired, excited and enthused (slightly less damp and muddy due to the mostly glorious weather we've been having) but also struck by [...]