Tag Archives: Gone

How Gone has helped me grasp the gospel better

Regular readers of this blog will know the story of Gone, our local rough sleeper, who has been on the streets of the Black Country for 30 years.  Last year, he spent 4 months up to Christmas sleeping under our … Continue reading

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Gone returns

This week is the first anniversary of the last time we saw Gone at the vicarage and now he’s back after a 10 month spell in the clink.  We hope he’ll decide to go to Betel today and start a … Continue reading

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Gone from the perspective of Pue

On my first day back in the harness this week, I was thinking back to my first five months as a vicar and forward to the next term. Recent months have been dominated by “Gone”, the homeless alcoholic who sat … Continue reading

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Gone has come back

On Wednesday morning I woke early after dreaming that Gone was back at the door. At 10:00am heavy footsteps outside my study made my heart leap and then the bell rang. It was my church warden. This morning, as I … Continue reading

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