Author Archives: David

About David

I'm the curate at St. Anne's Church, in the parish of Shevington, Standish Lower Ground and Crooke. I'm married to Carole and have two beautiful daughters called Sarah and Anabel

My healthy midlife crisis – Day 1 of 100

Today it begins, my healthy mid-life crisis. I’m going to spend 100 days getting fit.  So here are the rules: I will be tracking what I eat – everything. I will be doing at least 30 minutes exercise a day. … Continue reading

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God – Speak Christian

The first in the sermon series about the meaning of different Christian words – this week we look at the word “God”.

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Happy Christmas

Some thoughts for Christmas 2016

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One last thing about Genesis 1

Dear reader, As I’m sure you’ve now all heard, I will be leaving St. Anne’s this summer.  Next month I will write and tell you a little about the parishes I’m going to and in September’s magazine I shall write … Continue reading

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Original Goodness

Dear reader, I know that not everyone who reads the parish magazine regularly attends St. Anne’s Church, and so some of you may not have heard our news.  I have been appointed the vicar of St. Andrew’s and St. Mary’s … Continue reading

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Esther in 5 minutes (ish!)

Esther in 5 minutes (ish!) Watch the first of the series here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAzjK4A_VZc

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Hello!

On Sunday it was announced that I will soon be the vicar of St. Andrew’s and St. Mary’s Church, Wakefield, and St. Catherine’s Church, Sandal.  Since then I’ve had a surprising number of views on this blog from people in … Continue reading

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Nehemiah in 5 minutes (ish!)

The Bible series continues with Nehemiah in 5 minutes (ish!) Ezra in 5 minutes (ish!): http://followergerrard.com/2016/04/19/ezra-in-5-minutes-ish/

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Ezra in 5 minutes (ish!)

Ezra in 5 minutes (ish)

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Rob Bell and the “universe”

Not for the first time I heard Rob Bell getting criticised the other day.  Nothing new.  Some of the criticisms I agree with (although, frankly, there’s so much God-given work to do in this world, why spend your time tearing … Continue reading

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