Category Archives: History

The Carpenter’s Arms – 31st December 2017

WOW. God is so amazing and delights in surprising us! I awoke in tears again this morning due to my sister, Suzanne’s plight – stuck in a psychiatric ward in Surrey with a miracle needed to release her. Lynne, my … Continue reading

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What Halloween means to me

On Halloween night 1997 I was sleeping in St Botolph’s graveyard in Lincoln, opposite the Golden Eagle pub, doing a sponsored sleepout for a local homeless charity, Nomad. There was a blanket of fog reminding me of Great Expectations. Better … Continue reading

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What a Friend we have in Jesus

Today in our prayer time at the beginning of our working day at Compassion UK, Charlotte led and told us she had recently sung “What a Friend we have in Jesus” at her local Methodist Church. She told us the story of the writer … Continue reading

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Plymouth

I was originally led to Plymouth in July 2009. There were several things that attracted me there: The Pilgrim Fathers left from there aboard The Mayflower on 16 September 1620: I originally met my friend James, in Lincoln on St Botolph’s … Continue reading

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Give All

Last week one of our Compassion office volunteers came to us with a great monetary donation that she had received from her church’s Mission Sunday event.  Her church is Merland Rise Church and two of the church elders are Gary … Continue reading

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Clay Jars – 2 Corinthians 4:7-9

7 We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. 8 We are pressed on every … Continue reading

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A trip down memory lane with God

I had been looking on E-bay for a week or two, wanting to purchase an Ikea Poäng chair and footstool for the bedroom where I was staying in Guildford. I had seen that they were going for around £20 and … Continue reading

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