Kathryn recently wrote a reflection for a series of Lent devotionals produced by the Methodist Church in Ireland (you can subscribe to the Prayer Focus e-mail here). It was based on that day’s lectionary reading (Luke 4:1-13), which you can read here. Kathryn works part-time for the Home Mission Department as Project Worker, supporting the department … Read moreEat, Yell, Sleep, Repeat?
This article first appeared in the Lisburn & Dromore Circuit magazine, “The Light”, March 2019 edition. It introduces us to the six churches among whom we now live and work, and gives an update to readers of this blog who haven’t seen any news since some GDPR guidance nearly a year ago! ….. Hello, I’m … Read moreA Family of Paradoxes
This morning, our local church expressed their thanks for our ministry amongst them over the last five years. It’s a bit of a weird transition – I’ve been on compassionate leave since Christmas, and the lovely Ruth Craig has been the minister since July, but we still live in Ballynahinch and consider the Methodist Church … Read moreA Word for Ballynahinch Methodist Church
We replaced our caravan this summer, and while there are times when I miss hotel holidays in the sun – remember when you used to bring a pile of books to read by the pool, and children were the amusing distractions belonging to other people? – I am very grateful to have this way of … Read moreA Caravanner’s Prayer
This is a very different post to the one I’ve been dreading writing for the last few days. Many of you will have heard over the weekend, the devastating news that we expected our eldest son, Timothy, to be diagnosed today with leukaemia – it was just a question of which type. Since Saturday he … Read morePrayer Works, Keep Praying!
Timothy notched another hospital on his list at the weekend, this time Craigavon Area Hospital – he had a wee infection that needed antibiotics but it was decided that he ought to get his first two days’ doses intravenously. So lucky mummy got to spend the weekend with him – brought back not-so-happy memories of … Read moreChristians at Work