18 May |  More salt please!

Last week, I was talking with a candidate about the difficulties he was having with friendships. This person was reflecting upon the nature of his relationships at his sports club and he commented that even though he enjoyed spending time …

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26 Apr |  Connecting…

In the light of our vision, what is the biggest challenge facing the Church of England today?

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14 Apr |  Creating connections

Our vision is to respond to Jesus’ invitation to see His “big idea” become a reality. What part will you and your church play?

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27 Jan |  Do we really believe in prayer?

On Wednesday 23rd December, I had scheduled into my diary a day of prayer for the work of vocations across the diocese of Bristol. Nearly every one of my previous blog posts has included a call to pray and insisted …

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07 Dec |  A Season of Prayer

Prayer is a vital part of our Christian walk. It connects us with God and roots our vision and priorities in God’s strength. That’s why, during Lent (10 February to 27 March 2016), we are inviting everyone across Bristol, Swindon, …

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25 Nov |  What have mega churches ever done for us!

For many people reading this the very concept of a mega church will have you running to your keyboards to explain that wasn’t what Jesus or any of the New Testament writers had in mind when they thought about church!  …

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01 Nov |  Let’s talk Jesus

I hope this research will open up conversations inside the church which will lead to more positive conversations with those outside.

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29 Oct |  Lent study course materials focusing on migration and refugees

The Anglican mission agency Us (formerly USPG) has published a Lent study course for 2016 focusing on the global issue of migration and the plight of refugees. The five-week course, entitled ‘Migration and Movement’, features stories from Brazil, Malawi, Myanmar and …

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10 Jun |  Come and hear Revd Prabhudas from Mission India

Revd Prabhudas from Mission India will be in the UK in July and his visit will include a number of public events in North Wiltshire. Revd Prabhudas is Regional Director with Mission India’s Hyderabad office. He oversees the ministry work …

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09 Jun |  Mayday Mayday

I would have described myself as a Christian, the type of good God fearing chap who worked hard, rarely went to Church other than Christmas and the odd Sunday. I had a firm belief in there being a God but very much intended to put off meeting him as long as possible.

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