Mission Closing

Eyes stinging, body aching, brain slightly fuzzing, I've climbed into bed. A collage of conversations, pictures, emotions, sights, sounds and colours swirl around as they begin to form into memories. There is an absolute sense of joy and satisfaction of a job well done, as well as hopes, dreams and aspirations for the future. There [...]

In preparation for the mission!

One of my aims for 2019 was to blog more. I'm trying to write something about once a week, knowing that realistically it's more likely to be once a fortnight! I'd like to talk more about what's actually going on in life and ministry, but the problem is that sometimes my week is so admin [...]

‘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 [...]