Tag Archives: Valley of Vision

The road to ministry burnout

I have been a vicar for 22 months. When I arrived from a great curacy I was spiritually close to the Lord, physically healthy and emotionally robust. After 15 months in post I was suffering signs of stress; poor sleep, … Continue reading

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1st anniversary of being a vicar

Yesterday was my first anniversary of being a vicar.  It’s been a steep learning curve and there’s still lots to work out.  My first six months were exhilarating, not least because I was walking closely with Christ.  The second six … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day prayer

Here’s a great prayer for Valentine’s Day which takes us to the heart of the ultimate romance. The glorious and eternal Son of God came to earth to find himself a bride. He loved her, redeemed her, giving her value … Continue reading

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Expectation and the Kingdom of God

Before Christmas this year I discovered, by accident, two of my presents from Amanda. Skyscraper Top Trumps (I was a structural engineer afterall) and a CD, The Valley of Vision. Strangely I was not disappointed but was looking forward to … Continue reading

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