Small World

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Blog | One Comment

It’s September and we’re starting a new term of ESOL classes at the Jesus Centre here in Coventry. Students are coming in to register and I’m greeted by a wide-smiling African face and a greeting in broken English: “Do you remember me? I met you in Calais.” Well, the memory doesn’t always serve me well. […]

Hunger for God’s Word is Growing!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorised | No Comments

People are hungry for the word of God! A new wind is blowing – a new eagerness to voyage through the pages of the Bible on a path of discovery. Recently I went to RAW (Real and Wild), our annual youth event, and led a discussion group on ‘Digging Deep’ – why and how to […]

Catch the Fire! On a Damp Evening!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorised | No Comments

Catch the Fire is a year old. We all celebrated with a bonfire and ice-cream (never mind that it what raining, cold and some of us were also sitting under umbrellas). Despite the wet, we managed to set and keep the fire alight and yes, it raged!   Catch the Fire is a group where […]

Calais to Coventry

Posted by on Sep 7, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments

After going to the Calais regugee camp several times in the last year I wanted to get involved in a more sustainable way. So I’ve been helping out at some of the ESOL classes at the Jesus Centre. I’ve enjoyed it but I’ve recently become a lot more aware of how important they really are. […]

Reflections on Foleshill Jesus Festival

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Events | One Comment

Foleshill Jesus Festival is over now. The marquee is being taken down and no doubt tomorrow there will be a big brown patch in the grass on the park where it has stood for the last week. On Friday night we enjoyed ‘Music Live’ – a mixture of Romanian, English and Indian music played by […]