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Here I Stand. . .


“Here I stand, I can do no other” – the words of the 16th century reformer, Martin Luther. I don’t claim that my words and musings will be as important, or as interesting as his, but I do stand in the same place – I’m standing firm in Christ…and I can do no other. These are my thoughts and musings on the whole of life. Life’s funny, annoying, crushing, encouraging, frightening, comforting, expected and surprising moments; and, in the midst of all that, what it means to know and worship God.

...Betrayed by Facebook, Warned by Judas

This week I preached at 3C for the first time in almost a month! (In March we’ve ‘halted play’ due to snow twice, and I was invited to preach to a church in Bristol on the middle week.) I’d missed gathering and sharing fellowship with my brothers & sisters so it was great to be together as we started a sermon mini-series. I’ve titled this series ‘Easter Eyewitnesses’. In each sermon we’re going to look at what happened in the lives of two of the people who were part of the first......

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