Will you sponsor me?

On Sunday 25th April I’m running in the London Marathon for the second time. Last year I ran it in 4hrs 47 minutes and I’m hoping to beat that time by some distance. We shall see. (if you’re interested I use another blog as a way of keeping track of my training) Anyway 26.2 miles is a long way to run just for the fun of it, when I can do that and raise money for an excellent cause at the same time. I’ve left it late deliberately because I…

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A new definition of a one car family

Ukraine, like so many other countries is broken. It’s economy is on its knees and that’s the least of its problems. 20% of the population suffer from some form of mental distress, it’s population is rapidly declining and vodka is the best friend of too many. In too many places it’s a bleak vision of industrial decay. Like many of its roads the nation has too many holes in its collective soul. Amongst all this trouble are stories of hope. Igor is a pastor and a friend and recently he…

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Ukraine

Today I’m on way to Ukraine to visit some churches we’re in partnership with and see the work that they’re doing. I’ve made the strategic decision to leave the laptop behind. Hopefully this means more reading and a good technology break for me. I’d appreciate your prayers for me and for my family while I’m away. I’ll file a report on my return in a week. Check back then, although there may be some Twitter updates along the way

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