It was Thanksgiving Day morning. As was my custom I was sat in my office mentally going through the year and thinking of all those people that had made a difference. One by one I called them and let them know how grateful I was for them and what a difference they’d made to me.....continue reading
Oddly enough one of the things I miss from my life in America is the hate mail. There were at least a couple of letters or emails every week. Mostly vitriol about damnation and hell, quoting scriptures in condemnation, telling me that I was a blind pastor leading a blind congregation like lemmings off a cliff. Lots of bits underlined in red. Once or twice I would get one from my dad. Nice family.....continue reading
Fred is a little sod. He has way too much personality for one cat. Even now, at 17 years old, he struts his stuff around the house as if he owns the place and demands whatever he wants, whenever he wants it. Little devil.....continue reading
The story of the guy sat on his roof waiting for God to save him. You’ve heard this story so many times – however, I think you’ve only ever heard half of the story.....continue reading
Riding the train through India’s rural landscape I always made sure I had a few rupees or sweets to give away. As the train passed slowly through the towns and villages children would come out to meet us. They would run alongside the train, hands outstretched, hoping for a gift. Money, chocolate, anything really.....continue reading
Forgiveness is simply acceptance.
That creation is the way it is.
That nothing is permanent,
Change is inherent.
Son, before you get married let me share with you what I’ve learned. I don’t think God make male and female so one could own the other, God made male and female equal. It doesn’t matter whether you marry someone of the opposite sex or someone of the same sex, you must treat your partner as your equal. No more, no less.....continue reading