Tag Archives: John Wilson

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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Smith Street

A friend from church, Rachel, came to visit me today. She told me that she lives on Smith Street in Mansfield and the Holy Spirit brought to mind another story from my life; it is one that follows on from … Continue reading

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What Halloween means to me

20 years ago tonight 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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Darkness to Light – Colossians 1:13

My first dance with John Wilson (when I met him at my cousin John Jeffers’ wedding on 10th January 1987) was to “New York, New York”. On September 11th 1999 my mother died. On September 10th 2001 (my wedding anniversary) … 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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Homeless

This week I picked out “blind”, from a bag of topics, the topic Homelessness with which to lead prayers at work. Interesting, because God knows that it is a subject I learnt something about when I became a Christian in … Continue reading

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