A Word for Ballynahinch Methodist Church

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

12 Practical Tips On How To Do What Jesus Wants Us To Do

In January the Methodist Church in Ireland encouraged us to consider the theme, “Covenant and Choosing” so we could take extra time on the meaning and impact of the ‘Covenant Prayer‘. The third service focused on Christ at the Centre, using Luke 10:1-12. What follows is an excerpt of the script I was working from … Read more12 Practical Tips On How To Do What Jesus Wants Us To Do


It’s been a strange old week, a mixture of our first Easter in a new setting, a return to Castlewellan to visit Craigmore Youth Club’s Easter Camp, and the death of my other grandmother. Another fantastic lady! And again, I was invited to share a few words at her funeral. The text is below: I’ve … Read moreNana


One of my Grannies died last month, and we miss her muchly. At her thanksgiving service – which was a beautifully powerful offering of worship – I said a few words, which I share now with you… “Gran’s been telling me I’d make a ‘great little minister’ for decades now. I’m not sure about ‘great’… … Read moreGran