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What a privilege!

I’ve always believed that walking alongside people and meeting them where they are to be at to be the very core of my ministry. I don’t think this approach detracts from traditional church centred Parish ministry; not at all, I believe it complements it. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’ve had some amazing conversations […]

Seeing the world through different lenses

I don’t like wearing my glasses. Fact. I never have done; I don’t like the feel of them on my face. But my eyesight is rubbish – especially when it comes to reading. I stand no chance if faced with small print or bad light! I do have contact lenses (also varifocal) and they are […]

Unbreakable

The cover photograph for my Blog site is the painting on the side of the barn at Whitebottom Farm by Paint Sayers. The words are the final lines of the poem ‘Invictus’ written in 1875, by William Ernest Henley. ‘Invictus’ is Latin, meaning ‘unconquerable’. The poem is about stoicism, about courage in the face of […]

So, here it begins – a new Blog.

Why, you might ask? What’s the purpose? Why the Rev’s Return? 2020 has been a difficult year for so many people, let’s be honest, we’ve none of us ever known anything like it. For me personally though, 2020 brought unexpectedd and added difficulties, which resulted in my having eight months signed off work. But here […]

So here it begins

Why write a blog? What’s the purpose? Why call it the Rev’s Return? 2020 has been a difficult year for so many people, let’s be honest, we’ve none of us ever known anything like it. For me personally though, 2020 brought unexpected and added difficulties, which resulted in my having eight months signed off work. […]