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Talking Point – September 2022

A GIFT FROM GOD For parents, the month of September brings relief and delight – relief that the children are going back to school, and delight in their learning, growing and blossoming through their education. […]

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Talking Point – August 2022

A REFLECTION ON JUNE 8, 1997, the Administrative Bishop R O Brown inducted me into the pastoral position here in the Reading New Testament Church of God (NTCG) Church as the pastor, with additional responsibility […]

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Talking Point – July 2022

CAVERSHAM BRIDGE AND THE BIG ISSUES. It is a privilege to contribute an article to Caversham Bridge. Each month its lively and colourful productions update us on what is happening around us. It is encouraging […]

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Talking Point – June 2022

Don’t ‘go it alone’! THIS MONTH is a special one, marking a first for our nation: an extra bank holiday to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. Seventy years of service to the United Kingdom […]

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Talking Point – May 2022

Suprised by the light I HOPE that, as you read this, the weather is turning warmer and brighter, and that May is full of flowers, joy, and sunshine. This morning I found myself in a […]

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Talking Point – April 2022

What is Easter? AS I AM WRITING, looking at my garden, I am seeing many signs of Spring, signs of new life: the last of the snowdrops are hanging on, and soon crocuses and daffodils […]

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Talking Point – March 2022

What is normal? THESE ARE risky days to be making predictions. But writing in January for the March edition of Caversham Bridge, there is a feeling we may finally be getting ‘back to normal’ – […]

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Talking Point – February 2022

Know you ARE deeply loved FEBRUARY BRINGS the arrival of Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated by around 40 million Brits who spend an average of £35 each (in 2020) on gifts, takeaways and movies! I […]

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Talking Point – January 2022

Giving Thanks with a Grateful Heart WHEN I was a child, I remember my Mum teaching me the importance of saying thank you and showing gratitude to others who help you. Reflecting on this recently, […]

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Talking Point – December 2021

Come Lord Jesus AT THE END of November, the Christian Church begins the season of Advent. For too many of us, Advent is no longer a season in its own right, but simply a time […]