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About stayingfaithful

I am looking for anything that relates to life and to a fuller life. I am bored by the normal and the natural and interested in the supernatural. There must be more than this. We were put on this earth for more than a nine to five prison, as someone said a few years ago.

CoVid19 and God

I haven’t got any wise words on this subject – I am just muddling along like the rest of us.  There are some things that draw us to prayer, and some things that draw us to the Bible (or to … Continue reading

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Ghost and the Afterlife

I re-watched the 1990 film ‘Ghost’ with my wife around Valentine’s Day, noticing that it was now available on a popular streaming service I subscribe to.   Warning: I am going to give some spoilers in this post, so watch the … Continue reading

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Day 19 of 40 days

So this is NOT the 19th post on this – don’t go hunting for the others!  And this is NOT a 40 day fast.  God hasn’t called me to that yet.  Or if he has, my flesh is resisting too … Continue reading

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Preamble – 40 days

I thought I’d put a few pointers on here, which would be reminders for me, and perhaps help others too, as in our church we enter an exciting season, at the start of the year, where we focus in on … Continue reading

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Why get ordained?

What are the myths about being ordained?  There is some ignorance and fear about ordination, especially in the Free Church movement – it’s a thing of the past, no one needs to be ordained, it’s not necessary.  It’s a method … Continue reading

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MIT journey

It has been quite a long journey!  M.I.T. is now finally happening – when we affiliated with Elim as a church a couple of years back now, this was all part of the plan. Yes, I am training to do … Continue reading

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Rich in God?

I have been doing a series of studies on Philippians, and wanted to take a quick look at money and why it is not a good idea to think that becoming a Christian makes you rich.  My observation would be … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 12

We couldn’t believe this was our last day in Malawi! A good devotion led by a DTS student (who had a one-way ticket out to DTS from Holland and was just hearing from God on what to do in November … Continue reading

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Malawi Day 11

Today we headed out to Majete National Reserve with the Scutt family for a day out. It was already swelteringly hot, although England we understand was even hotter. What’s that all about?! Before our ‘day proper’ started we had an … Continue reading

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Malawi Days 9 and 10

It is now Friday, before we leave, and I am racking my brains to remember what we did on Tuesday and Wednesday! Fortunately I have Colin to remind me sitting at the table here! I also have the luxury of … Continue reading

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