Monthly Archives: May 2010

The widow of Tekoa – good or bad advice.

In 2 Samuel 13 Joab sends a woman to talk to David and persuade him to be reconciled with his son Absalom. Absalom is in exile because he has killed his brother Amnon who had raped his sister Tamar. My … Continue reading

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60 years Service

On Sunday we said goodbye to a guy who has been serving our church for 60 years. That’s pretty impressive, and to be honest unless our society changes massively I don’t think anyone will ever be involved for that long … Continue reading

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Biblical Theology in 2 Samuel 10

2 Samuel 10, which I’m preaching on this weekend, is an interesting chapter. It gives the account of David reaching out with kindness (Hebrew hesed) to a gentile King, Hunan the Ammonite. Hunan however does not reciprocate the kindness and … Continue reading

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The Evil Origins of Rock…

Nathan has been reviewing a book about the evils of rock music. While it had covered many important points, I have been disappointed that the book seems to have missed the most amazing argument against Rock that I’ve read – … Continue reading

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Perfect Autumn day at Sandgate

A great place to stop for a coffee to break a bike ride.

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Favorite Android Apps

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, I have a htc magic phone that runs on the google Android operating system. Like with the iphone, there is an app market for Android phones where you can download programs to run … Continue reading

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The Guernsey literary and Potato peel Pie Society

I’ve recently been reading two very different books, the first, which I’ll cover in another post is The Corner, a no holds barred study of the drug problem in America’s inner city. The second, which I want to review here, … Continue reading

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