‘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 [...]

Holy Week as a Deacon: Saturday

10.30am I'm just back from a really good band practise for tomorrow. As we were playing, the church was being decorated for tomorrow. Its lovely to see those moments on joy breaking in. Its going to be alright! 7.36pm Off I go to this service! No turning back now! I love being a Deacon, but [...]