Category Archives: Formation

Rising from the Ashes

So, here I am, sat at my desk, ash cross on my forehead, non-alcohol beer to hand, writing a blog post for the first time in more than 10 months. And if you ignore posts written as sermons then far … Continue reading

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Serve thee as thy hosts above

Over at his blog, Lost in Wonder, Love and Praise, my ministerial colleague, fellow ecumenical meanderer, and good friend, Jarel, is hosting a series of interviews exploring vocation – for now focusing on vocation as an ordained minister or religious … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Fire

So, in a week and a half I will be heading off on retreat, and in 17 days I will be Received into Full Connexion and Ordained (Conference willing, as always in Methodism!) along with a number of friends and … Continue reading

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Methodical Reasoning

The following post first appeared in the Methodist Recorder on 24th April 2014, as part of their “Methodism’s for Me” series. My thanks to them both for commissioning the article in the first place and then reckoning it was good … Continue reading

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Call and Response

Wow, I haven’t blogged in so long! Maybe I need to undertake a repeat of last year’s (failed) Easter exercise. Anyway, it has been a busy (overly busy, perhaps) time since I last blogged, and part of that busy-ness has … Continue reading

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A Priestly Calling

This past weekend I have been away from Cornwall, up in Durham with Mrs Nomad and Wee One, to witness my close friend, and former fellow Cambridge student, Kate be ordained Priest by Bishop Mark of Jarrow in Durham Cathedral … Continue reading

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Accepting mortality, offering hope

Today being a Wednesday I have mainly been at home attempting to undertake some study, followed by playing some badminton this evening. However, I took some time this morning to do a funeral visit because in the work I do … Continue reading

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