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How to Walk on Water

As I prepared to train for the ministry, a series of disasters happened around me. I almost stepped back and abandoned ideas of being in ministry... but I didn't.

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A mountain top experience

Peter and john witness the Transfiguration of Jesus. But what does it mean? Peter goes a bit weird and talks nonsense.But what is the right response to such a vision?

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The sixth commandment

If, like many people, you’ve watched the four-part series The Sixth Commandment on BBC1 or on iPlayer this month, you can’t have failed to have been moved by the true story of the murders of two pensioners by a manipulative psychopath.

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NEW BOOK!

OUT NOW! The God with dirty feet - a story of faith and discovery. Don Egan grew up down a dirt track in Manchester. He played in the coal shed when it rained, and he had a tortoise that frequently escaped.

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The 100 Club

I remember one of the rich kids once saying to me, ‘You’re really poor, aren’t you?’ It cut me deep.

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In the Midst of Winter

Allende's writing is evocative and powerful, bringing the characters and their struggles to life with a vivid and emotional intensity.

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The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Ever since I read The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, I have been fascinated by her writing style. Her books never disappoint and The Music Shop is no exception.

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Where the Crawdads Sing

I loved the weeks I was reading this book as, whatever was going on in my own life, I could travel to a completely different world and journey through the challenges and chances of someone else’s life.

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a beautifully written and thought-provoking novel that tells the story of a young shepherd named Santiago who embarks on a journey to fulfil his personal legend.

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The Father

The very clever device the Director, Florian Zeller, employed was to tell the story as seen through the lens of dementia, so we could experience the confusion and frustration felt by the father.

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Jesus and Pinocchio

Over the Christmas break, Netflix treated us to a new animation, a very different telling of the story of Pinocchio.

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