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About localpreacherforkliftdriver

I am currently a Methodist Minister in the Huddersfield Circuit with pasoral charge of Hade edge, Scholes, Parkwood and Bradley churches. Views are my own.

Road Trip – Highlights of Rhodes (part 4): Elafos Hotel

We went up and up and up into the mountains to Elafos Hotel before heading back to the south coast to our hotel. There was a traditional tavern Elafaki (The young Deer) alongside the hotel’s main building and a church … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Highlights of Rhodes (part 3): Lunch and Church Visit

We stopped in a lovely small village. Lunch was a three course meal! I’m glad we took a packed lunch as it was too hot to eat so much food. We wandered through the village and found the church we … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Highlights of Rhodes (part 2): Filerimos Monastery and Cross

We can’t go to Rhodes and not go to a monastery or church. This trip took us to both! Next stop up in the mountains in a small village for lunch and a visit to a church.

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Road Trip – Highlights of Rhodes (part 1): Kallithea Springs

This year we decided to push the boat out and go on two trips while we were on holiday. The first was a boat trip around the southern part of the island stopping in Lindos Bay and several others places … Continue reading

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Flight to Rhodes

I consider myself fortunate that I enjoy flying, particularly as I’m often with a certain person who doesn’t. I have no fear of being that high, or fear the plane will fall – my fear is not being able to … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Mark 9: 2-13

The Transfiguration2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3 and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one[a] on … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Mark 7: 24-30

Mark 7:24-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Syrophoenician Woman’s Faith 24 From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he … Continue reading

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