Category: Vocations

Vocations Roadshows

  To help further the ‘Moving Mountains Mission’ a series of events has been organised for anyone interested in exploring what God might be calling them to do.  Dates and...

Wisdom, Human Flourishing and Resilience

Last week I was at the national Diocesan Directors of Ordinands consultation, which had the title “Wisdom, Human Flourishing and Resilience”. It was one of those occasions when I came...

The Ordination of a Woman

  How long is it since women were first able to be ordained to a preaching and sacramental ministry in the British Isles? On 17th September 1917, at a Congregational...

Encouragement

Who are the encouragers in your life?  Who are you encouraging? I’m writing this in the middle of the Believe in Barrow ‘Real Lives’ Mission event: https://www.believeinbarrow.com Many churches have...

“Vocation” from talks by Richard Pratt on BBC Cumbria

[audio mp3="https://www.cumbriachristianlearning.org.uk/site/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/RichardPratt-BBC-recording.mp3"][/audio]   At this time of year, in cathedrals across the country, women and men are being ordained deacon and priest.  So it seems appropriate to think about vocation...

Calling

The telephone is the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. We may call everyone up on it but God.   Lines from 30 years ago, apparently...