Mid-faith Crisis

I recently received a trial copy of a magazine, Premier Christianity, which had in it an article by an author, Nick Page. Nick has written over 70 books, mainly on religious topics. I also had the pleasure of meeting and chatting to him recently at the annual Congregational Federation conference, where he was the principal speaker. Nick is a seriously funny man both as a writer and … Continue reading Mid-faith Crisis

Credo article

This is the text of my latest ‘Credo’ article which appeared in the Newark Advertiser on Thursday 29 June.   Just 4 weeks ago I retired following a career of 39 years in Local Government. As people at work heard about my imminent departure (at a relatively early age) almost without exception they asked me – ‘What are your plans for retirement?’ This early on … Continue reading Credo article


On Wednesday 28 June Newark Mencap held a coffee afternoon in our church hall. Mencap have  hired out our Church Hall from Monday to Thursday for the last couple of years to run their ‘Avenue Programme’ for people with learning disabilities. The hall was full to overflowing with the regular attendees, volunteers, family members and friends. 5 members of the church also attend to offer our … Continue reading Mencap