Talking Point

Talking Point – June 2021

NOTICE THE BURNING BUSHES: ABOUT THIS time last year, a month or so into lockdown, one of the questions our church leadership team asked one another was, “What are you NOT missing? Are there any […]

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Talking Point – May 2021

MOVING FORWARD IN A STRAIGHT LINE: I RECENTLY watched the film ‘News of the World.’ It is set in 1870 just after the American Civil War, and stars Tom Hanks as a retired Army Captain, […]

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Talking Point – April 2021

‘YOUR TOO LATE IS NOT TOO LATE FOR ME’ IN JOHN 11, verse 25 of the New International Version of the Bible, Jesus told Martha, “… I am the resurrection and the life. The one […]

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Talking Point – March 2021

However it feels, you are not alone    AS I WRITE, it is yet another cold, grey, drizzly day in February and there are weeks to go before we can expect to feel the Spring. […]

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Talking Point – February 2021

Forty Days & Forty Nights FOR MANY people the season of Lent this year will make little difference to their lives. This is not because of indifference or because our secular values have successfully eroded […]

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Talking Point – January 2021

The Year of the ramble? WAS 2020 the year of the ramble for you? Since becoming curate of Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham Parish, I have had more and more reason to cross the Thames from […]

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Talking Point – December 2020

No Christmas FOR SOME people 2020 may have seemed like a non-year. The year in which many things didn’t happen. The year in which plans needed to be abandoned or radically changed. And will it […]

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Talking Point – November 2020

What a Year THIS IS the time of the Church’s year when we remember, when we look back through what we have done and what has gone on around us, and what a year! 2020, […]