Monthly Archives: July 2013

I knew preaching was over-rated!!!

“The medieval country priest rarely, if ever, preached a sermon. He might never even have read the Bible, let alone studied it in sufficient depth to expound its meaning. Instead, his congregation relied for their religious knowledge on the brightly-coloured … Continue reading

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Weekend Visit to Kanyakumari – India 2013

The most southern tip of India is the point of convergence of three seas, The Lakshadweep Sea, Bay of Bengal and The Indian Ocean. It is a holy place for Hindus’ as there is the presence of two Shakti Peethas (The holiest … Continue reading

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Quote from Bill Bryson’s book Small Island

Love this quote from Bill Brysons book ‘Small Island’ pg 48, he’s talking about British people. “They are great at pulling together, particularly in the face of adversity, for a perceived common good.”

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This week finishing off my MSB – Mission Study Block with CODEC

So far this week has been one of fun, I am working on some visual for CODEC https://www.dur.ac.uk/codec/ to use. I struggle to use the word work as I’m doing something I enjoy… time fly’s and it’s a good way of trying … Continue reading

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Amazing: Train Journey to the coast – India 2013

On of my favourite highlights from the whole visit – the chance to see how the countryside changes. Saturday 6th July – We were all up very early ready to go catch the train to the coast. We made it … Continue reading

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Meenakshi Temple & Shopping – India 2013

2nd July 2013                       In the afternoon we had a visit to the Meenakshi Temple and a chance to do a little shopping. I struggled to find any material I like … Continue reading

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Morning & Evening Worship at Divine Worship and TTS, 30th June – India 2013

Divine Worship: Our first experience of Indian English Worship & Breakfast was an interesting one. My first impressions as we walked in was what I had been expecting. We sat down and I looked forward… my impression instantly changed. A … Continue reading

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