Sin

… and redemption. It’s an ancient story of hope and forgiveness. But it starts with acknowledging we’re flawed. It starts with understanding our sin before God. For Debbie’s One Word Sunday

New horizons. New challenges.

I start a new job in two weeks. I've had the most wonderful time at my current workplace. I've really enjoyed working to tell their stories of hope and transformation. It's been a privilege to wake up each morning, open my laptop, and write about faithful staff, caring pastors, and generous supporters from across the... Continue Reading →

A walk to remember

It was Saturday. We hurried our reluctant teenage son out the door to go for a guided walk through London. The tour wasn't about the history of the magnificent buildings or well known events, but about the Christian men and women who lived and worked in this great city, centuries before us, who ended up... Continue Reading →

Love your neighbour

It's raining again in London. Summer has been a wet one this year with brief moments of beautiful sunshine. I was scrolling through my social media feed, when this image came up. It made me pause and think. Are my actions speaking as loudly as the the faith I profess in Christ? What about this... Continue Reading →

Love All. Serve All.

The sign outside a church in Wimbledon Village There is a sense of excitement in the air. The shops in the village have dressed up their windows in preparation for the event. Every year our local tennis club puts on a competition that draws top tennis players from many different countries to these shores. Established... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2020

Featured image by Jamie Davies on Unsplash This was not the Christmas we were expecting when we moved to London. About a week ago the Government announced that London would move into Tier 4 lockdown. Meeting people is restricted, non-essential shops and restaurants are closed again. We are all housebound except to exercise or buy groceries. We were... Continue Reading →

Love and other failings

I am proud today. I know. I've got to watch it. But I couldn't help the emotion ballooning. Our son didn't win a medal. He didn't bring home an A for his homework. BUT Our son's cello teacher told us that he was a good student and that he had potential. Now that he has... Continue Reading →

How a story transformed my life

Powerful things, stories. They can help us understand another. The good ones make us feel. The even better ones end up mobilising us to care. I've known the power of stories since I was a young girl. There are stories I still remember, stories that have moved me to tears. I was about six years... Continue Reading →

Light that shines in the darkness

4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.John 1:4-5, NIV Bible Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Hallelujah! Please forgive me for talking about my faith today. Easter is a sacred and joyous day for Christians like me. And as we... Continue Reading →

Project 2020: Week #5

29 January 2020 Walking to our flat from a doctor's appointment, I give my husband a quick call. We talk. "Hey, did anything come in the mail for me today?" I ask towards the end of our conversation. "Yes..." "Yay!! It's a scarf. A red scarf with white sheep on it!!" I spotted it on... Continue Reading →

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