Tornado hits Rugby

Being 'in' a tornado is a pretty rare weather event: worth a quick blog I think!  We had a 10 second tornado here in Rugby, in the area of our church, at 6pm yesterday. I was just leaving the church centre and was struggling to lock a gate with a key so was conveniently tucked... Continue Reading →


'Karibu' is Swahili for 'welcome'  and I was certainly made to feel incredibly welcomed in Tanzania.  I was out there as part of a team delivering training to local church leaders on a course called Rooted in Jesus.  ( It was a challenging experience. The scenery was green, the roads were bumpy, the plumbing was... Continue Reading →

Life and Death

Why does God sometimes seem so casually ambivalent about the life and death issues that matter so much to us? And how come death sometimes comes in such an arbitrary way? As we worshipped in church this morning (Easter Sunday)  I had a vivid picture of life and death and saw that this seemingly indifferent attitude on... Continue Reading →

Rags to Riches

I confess I have left the whole Lenten self-examination thing a bit late this year but finally this week I've dragged my soul in front of a 360 degree mirror and it wasn't a pretty sight: bashed, bruised and attempting to sulk in  corner pretty much describes the situation. A series of demanding circumstances, a... Continue Reading →

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