Rain brings a run alive

So went out on my normal route (25’21) so a bit off my pb but there was traffic. I think I can go much faster, need to dig in. Anyway, it was warm, humid and then the rain came. I can’t get myself out for a run if its already raining. Just can’t do it. But if I’m running and the rain comes down (especially in the summer) it just feels great. It revitalises you, makes you feel like you’re living and achieving. The senses quicken, touch on your skin…

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The new name

Back in June I talked about the church merger and the process we used to choose a new name for the church. I deliberately didn’t mention the name. But it’s about time I did. Hope Church. So there you go. It’s not original but that wasn’t one of the criteria so I’m not bothered about that. There are plenty of Hope Churches in the nation but none in our town. It’s unique where it matters most, in our local area. Hope more than adequately expresses the call of God on…

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I link therefore I am (23.08.2010)

Whatever you think of the state of the British economy, at least sterling still exists. Here’s a slideshow of some currencies that didn’t quite make it Sometimes I think church buildings should be about the function, but good architecture can be inspiring. Here’s a modern example from Finland Here’s an interesting piece from Nancy Pearcey on gender and marriage Ever been bored at church or bored with church? This is thought provoking from Skye Jethani

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