Better Together

IT is said that half the Methodist Church doesn’t know John Wesley ever lived and the other half don’t know he died. Much the same vagueness and ambivalence surrounds our commitment to “Connexionallsm” – being, “connected” to each other, essentially in terms of the work of God in which we are called and privileged to… Read more »

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Preben’s 2-Page Sabbatical Summary

My intended theme for the Sabbatical was always going to be ‘God Amongst The Disadvantaged’, and this was especially what came to my mind during the time of preparation when the intention was for Margaret and me to spend time with people living in the slums in Uganda. As it ‘happened’, the Uganda trip never… Read more »

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Harvest is here, thank you God

But why do we celebrate the Harvest Harvest is from the Anglo-Saxon word hærfest, “Autumn”. It then came to refer to the season for reaping and gathering grain and other grown products. The full moon nearest the autumnal equinox is called the Harvest Moon. So in ancient traditions Harvest Festivals were traditionally held on or… Read more »

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Wye Valley Mission – Plan from 1956

The quality of the attached document is not perfect but readable suggest you magnify a little. So if you are a ‘Senior Citizen’ there could be some names & churches you remember. Click below:- 1956 Wye Mission Plan

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Madonna converts to Methodism

Madonna foreswears celebrity religion; converts to Methodism One night I found a copy of The Methodist Recorder in my hotel room, and I started reading it for solace. Halfway through the first story ‘Connexional working party report urges district chairs to convene ecumenical dialogue over fall in peripatetic lay preaching throughout the Methodist circuit’ I… Read more »

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Invasion of the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny gate crashes a Good Friday churches together service in Caldicot, where Christians have come together to celebrate that Jesus died for all of us, if we accept and believe in Him. John 3 : 16 Please follow link:- http://youtu.be/zZd–D4R1X4

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Map of the History of Religion in 90 Seconds

. . . . . . A most interesting map… Fast paced and no sound! – Click link at bottom of the page . Here is a brief but interesting flash presentation of the History of Religion in 90 seconds, it’s geographical evolution. . How has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and… Read more »

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True Christians

An excellent video on ‘You Tube’ please follow link:- http://youtu.be/CJrBPmCBXv4

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Preben on Page 3 (The Free Press)

Tales from Minister’s mutt will keep woof over heads By Melissa Jones TALES of a family’s life in Caldicot have reached several corners of the world- thanks to its pet dog and a little imagination. Border collie/springer spaniel cross Zoe’s love for walks at Caldicot Castle, food and people have been enthused about in a… Read more »

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