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Recent Blog Posts

Posted: 1 month 1 week ago
KidStart Logo

I'm a fan of Cashback websites. They let you buy things online that you'd buy anyway, but you earn cash back for doing so.

I'd like to share a new cashback website I've found. It's called KidStart . It works in a unique way compared to other cashback sites you may have heard of. Because of this unique flavour, it is possible to earn cashback...Read more

Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

I often hear it said that if you join a local church, you haven't just joined a branch of the church, or a part of the church. You are a member of the church. Each local church is the church. At the same time, the church throughout the world is one.

One thought just struck me that makes this clearer.

In the book of Exodus, the people are told how to build a tabernacle...Read more

Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago
Supertuxkart

After over 10 years of development, SuperTuxKart has released version 1.0.

It's been a long road. In December 2009, the long task of porting over to an entirely new codebase, Irrlicht, was complete. In December 2014, a new version was released with a new graphics rendering engine that made the 3d graphics faster and a lot more realistic. But...Read more

Recent Sermons

Preached On: 28 Apr 2019

Old fashioned ideas about God, that turn out to be very important.

Two weeks ago, we looked at guilt. Ezra 9 showed us what God is like, and what we are like. Guilt may be out of fashion, but it turns out it’s very important.

Today, we look at repentance. Also out of fashion.......

Preached On: 14 Apr 2019

Guilt gets a bad press today.

Many secular counsellors would say it’s unhealthy to feel guilty. We need to let go of our sense of guilt. And if someone is trying to process issues and problems in their life, the last thing they need is to be made to feel guilty for things they’ve done wrong.

The same thinking runs within the church. Christians have traditionally talked about......

Preached On: 31 Mar 2019

Which is more important in the life of the church: Truth, or unity?

It’s a trick question, of course, but it’s one we often ask all the same.

Some people say that truth is all-important. What matters is that we hold onto the truth. If that means relationships get strained with those who don’t agree with us, then that’s a price worth paying.

Others say that unity is what....

Blogroll

A random sample from some of the people I read online, taken from the past 24 hours.

From the blog: Anglican Ink
26/06/2019 - 13:11

The Trustees of the Anglican Mission in England (AMiE) became aware in late 2018 that Bishop Andy Lines had been involved in an investigation by the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). Andy Lines is a GAFCON missionary bishop for Europe, under the oversight of ACNA, and as such exercises caring oversight of AMiE churches. As well as seeking to support Andy, the Trustees immediately sought...

From the blog: Anglican Ink
26/06/2019 - 13:03

In the light of recent reports in the media, Bishop Andy Lines, describes his own experience of spiritual manipulation.

“Those with spiritual authority are like all in authority. All authority is open to abuse or manipulation.

I have been coming to terms with elements of spiritual manipulation in my own life. It has been a very hard and painful process...

From the blog: Anglican Ink
26/06/2019 - 12:50

Episcopalians in Maine took part in the consecration of their new bishop this past weekend, the first openly partnered gay man to be installed as a diocesan bishop in the U.S.-based Episcopal Church since Gene Robinson in 2003.

The Rt. Rev. Thomas James Brown was consecrated Saturday as the 10th bishop of the Diocese of Maine at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Portland...

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Other Websites

I also maintain a few other websites:

  • Mandelbrot ExplorerThis is an easy to use, totally free, fractal explorer — explore the Mandelbrot Set and the Julia Sets, starting with one of 6 inbuilt colour schemes, but with a totally flexible layers-based way to colour your fractals exactly as you wish. There are many other features - visit the website to find out more. Visit mandel.org.uk
  • Books by Mary OakleyMy late grandmother compiled 5 little booklets of poems and prayers that helped her at various stages of her life. Visit the website to find out more about these booklets, or to order online. Visit lifetocome.co.uk
  • Kemsing with Woodlands ChurchesThe two churches in west Kent where I'm the vicar / minister / pastor. Visit kemsingwithwoodlands.org

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