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Allan’s poetry

This is Michael, Allan’s son. Sadly, my father passed away suddenly on Sunday night. He is deeply missed, not only by family and church friends, but by the wide network of friends he made on the Internet, particularly the M.E. … Continue reading

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Devolution or Independence?

It is with some trepidation that I offer this contribution to the debate over Scottish independence. After all, I am English by birth and ancestry (more specifically a Yorkshireman), and my home has been Wales for most of the last … Continue reading

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Render unto Caesar

This is another postscript to my comments on the letter to the Romans in the #Rom2Rev Twitter reading group, before we move on to 1 Corinthians next week. I’ve tried to tweet or blog my own thoughts, whatever arises from … Continue reading

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Rufus’ Mother

(This is a bit lighter than some of my recent posts. It’s a sort of postscript to my Twitter comments on Romans 16. All Bible quotations are from the New Living Translation, 2nd edition.) “Greet Rufus … and also his … Continue reading

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Romans 11

(I’m taking part in a Twitter Bible reading group covering Romans to Revelation over the second half of 2014. Today (July 28th) is Romans 11, and my comments need a more sustained argument than is practicable on Twitter. All Bible … Continue reading

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The Potter and the Clay

A lump of clay is placed upon the wheel; Initially it could be anything. The fingers of the potter mould and feel, And gradually the end result begins To take its shape. But beautiful or plain, This is the potter’s … Continue reading

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Romans 9

(I’m taking part in a Twitter Bible reading group covering Romans to Revelation over the second half of 2014. Today (July 24th) is Romans 9, and my comments need a more sustained argument than is practicable on Twitter. All Bible … Continue reading

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