Monthly Archives: January 2011

Remember Me!

Last night our Federation Worship, usually on a Tuesday but deliberately moved on this occasion, was an incredibly powerful, honest and moving meditation for Holocaust Memorial Day. On each seat was placed a red card. On one side were simply … Continue reading

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Crisis of Denomination

I’ve been thinking recently. (Well, ok, I think most, if not all, of the time – I do sleep on occasion though! But anyway.) I’ve written in the past about how I feel, as my studies go on, that I … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown

I’ve been spending some time this afternoon doing homework. It should probably have been Hebrew, as this re-starts tomorrow after a significant break of almost 2 months. But it wasn’t. Instead it was for Homiletics, or rather “Preaching & Communication” … Continue reading

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To serve the present age

Well, term has well and truly begun. While university lectures have not yet started up again those of us at the Theological Federation have been engaged last week and this (well not this week for me, since there was an … Continue reading

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And now, for our Radio 4 Long Wave listeners, the shipping forecast!

I first played cricket in 1987. England had just won the Ashes in Australia. Little did my friends and I know that it would be the last time for 24 years that we would do so. In that time English … Continue reading

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A cold coming we have of it

I don’t usually explain my titles (it spoils the fun) but on this occasion I want to make sure no-one misses the reference. My title is a slight miss-quote of the first sentence of T.S. Eliot’s poem “Journey of the … Continue reading

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Backwards and Forwards

So, firstly, Happy New Year to one and all! Although, of course, as one of my fellow students comments here, there are different points at which a new year can fall, and for those of us who have spent most … Continue reading

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