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Posts by Dave Brown

Are you ready for Easter?

We talk a lot about getting ready for Christmas, but it’s rare I hear anyone talking about getting ready for Easter.  Perhaps that’s because there’s no need to buy everyone gifts and because it’s not so much of a family time where food and festivities take over.  But for the Christian, getting ready for Easter is vital. Of course, that’s what Lent…

Contending for the Faith…

Stay or leave?  And if we are to leave, then on what basis?  How should we do it?  Perhaps you’ve had some discussions about that topic this week! On Tuesday and Wednesday I was in London at a gathering which, for part of the time at least, discussed the same question.  Only it wasn’t about BREXIT- it was about the Church of…

On Mothering Sunday…

Firstly, let me wish a happy Mothering Sunday to all the women with us today. Speaking as a sadly all-too-often ungrateful son, it’s so easy to take our mothers for granted.  Today at least we have a ready-made opportunity to tell our mums how much we love them, or to thank God for all the love they gave us. In some quarters,…

Responding to Christchurch…

The events in Christchurch New Zealand towards the end of last week offered yet more evidence of the hatred and suspicion that many people harbour towards Muslims and Islam.  Of course it’s not the first attack of this kind, and sadly there have been many more the other way: the attacks in London and New York and Paris among them, and the…