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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.

Christian Art and the Bible – Luke 2: 22-52

Splits in to two section, verses 22-40 & 40-52. Luke 2:22-52New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus Is Presented in the Temple 22 When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible – Luke 2: 15-21

This is slightly behind as it was part of the reading for Christmas Day! Luke 2:15-21New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now … Continue reading

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Christian Art and the Bible

Phillippe de Champaigne – The Nativity In my current circuit, it was decided to use a different lectionary this coming year created by the circuit staff. For festivals and special occasions the traditional readings are kept. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Rhodes Road Trip – Part 3 (Prasonisi (also Prassoníssi) cape is a part of the island of Rhodes)

We decided to see a bit more of the Island this time and travelled down the coast to the southern tip to Prasonisi. At this time of the year the water level is low enough that the island becomes joined … Continue reading

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Rhodes Road Trip – Part 2 (Monastery of the Virgin Skiadenis)

When ever we go anywhere, particularly if Charlotte is directing or driving we often go off the beaten track. On the way down the coast road as soon as she saw a sign for a monastery we did a quick … Continue reading

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Rhodes road trip – part 1 (St Paul’ Bay)

Since 2013 I've wanted to get down to St Paul's bay. It is a beautiful place with blue water in the bay, the traditional white houses of Lindos and the Acropolis on the opposite side to St Paul's Chapel. Paul … Continue reading

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Easter Sunrise

In the silence and stilness we waited…. Very early in the morning, God created all that is good and beautiful. Very early in the morning, a mother placed her new born in a manger. Very early in the morning, the … Continue reading

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