The Methodist Church and same-sex marriage

The Methodist Church in Great Britain looks set to be the largest Christian denomination to allow same-sex marriage in its churches. I heard this on BBC Radio Leeds on Sunday morning, 27th June 2021. In an interview Rev. Sonia Hicks, the president of the Methodist Conference, said that the move had been overwhelmingly approved by …

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The need for discernment — Matthew 17:19–23

The glory of Jesus — part 5 40 blogs of Lent — day 32 intro There are 5 times that Jesus uses mustard seeds in his teaching. Three are where he, using hyperbole as emphasis, talked about the smallest of seeds growing into the largest of trees (Matthew 13:31–32 and parallel passages in Mark and Luke). …

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Will you be angry for ever? — Psalm 79:5

Psalm 79 — Psalms of Asaph This psalm, attributed to Asaph is clearly not by the worship leader from the reigns of Kings David and Solomon, the events are too late. Unlike previous psalms with Asaph's name this does mentioned the Temple and Jerusalem in ruins. The destruction of the Temple when Judah was taking …

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I resolve to be more awkward than ever in 2021

There are things you just can't change Many New Year's resolutions are negative, You hate yourself for being overweight so you resolve to lose weight or join a gym. Thanks to Katherine May for this, So instead of focusing on something about myself I feel bad about, and will feel bad if I do not …

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You’ll always find me in the kitchen at parties

Party etiquette Photo by Eugen Buzuk on Pexels.com Parties are difficult. You will always find me on the edge of things. First there's the introvert/extrovert question. The extroverts wanting to he the heart of the party, the introverts having a quiet chat in the corner. Which is fine until the extrovert abuse happens. When an …

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