Waiting for God in Fear

Waiting…. is not a very popular attitude. In fact, most people consider waiting a waste of time. Perhaps this is because the culture in which we live is basically saying, “Get going! Do something! Show you are able to make a difference! Don’t just sit there and wait!” For many people, waiting is an awful Read More …

Hotel Rwanda

I borrowed Hotel Rwanda on DVD ages ago but have never got round to watching it, sometimes deliberately as I perhaps wasn’t in the mood to watch a film about a genocide. Last night was the night and I’m so glad I did watch it. It is an astonishing true story about a man who Read More …

separation of church and state

We were having what seems to be a recurring discussion over a meal the other night.  The topic: Britain is becoming less ‘Christian’. The premis of the discussion isn’t that there are less Christians in Britain, although that would be true.  The assertion is that Britain is a ‘Christian’ country and that it is becoming Read More …

at the going down of the sun

This Sunday (12 November) is Remembrance Sunday here.  Armistice Sunday always moves me deeply.  Remembering the millions of men and women who gave their lives for our freedom is such an important thing for us to continue to do.  There are fewer and fewer left of those who served in the first world war and the same Read More …

An Old Man’s Dream

‘I’m only an old man now – my hair is grey, my face lined and my back bent.  Only an old man.  But I’ve got memories.  I remember the wars.  I remember how we fought to rid the earth of evil, to make the world a better place.  I remember the blackouts and rationing, newspapers Read More …