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mark and eddie going to school

recent experiences of learning to pray

Prayer is still far from being as much a natural part of daily life as I would like it to be. But here are a few recent thoughts on the prayer life journey of the Cooper family. Routine prayer is often difficult. And one of the prayer routines we have is that some of the […]

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feet fight

Chieko & I were going to bed, and I wanted to talk…

Chieko and I were going to bed and I wanted to talk about the little family meeting we had held earlier on before the kids went up stairs. I asked Chieko how she felt it went. She was tired so she didn’t say so much other than that she thought it was fine. So I […]

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justin and nicky

things you might not know about Justin Welby, the Arch Bishop of Canterbury

It’s one thing reading an interview in a paper or getting a journalist’s account on ABC Welby, but it was great to watch him being interviewed live on the stage of the Royal Albert Hall by his friend and brother in faith, Nicky Gumbel. So I learnt a lot about the new head of our […]

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Praying Hands

Why is it good to let people pray for you?

Why it is good to let people pray for you? This is what we will explore this Sunday: A story of how things turned around for someone in our community: A woman in our congregation was under a lot of stress and pressure in her life. She started coming to the midweek small group prayer […]

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giving

learning to pray from a tweet

I got a tweet asking me to pray for a baby boy somewhere in the East of Europe who had just been born and had a weak heart. His name was Bogdan. I don’t know him, or his parents or the person who tweeted me, so I wondered how I could pray, and how to […]

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may I offer you something?

may I offer you something?

been learning something that many of you understand way better than me. Most mornings I go into my church for 4.55am, do some exercises, meditation, bow to God and True Parents, pledge, pray, study, and share with others who are there about our different and common experiences. But for all that to be kick started […]

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may I offer you something?

may I offer you something?

been learning something that many of you understand way better than me. Most mornings I go into my church for 4.55am, do some exercises, meditation, bow to God and True Parents, pledge, pray, study, and share with others who are there about our different and common experiences. But for all that to be kick started […]

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fellowship and prayer …cuz they wanted to

fellowship and prayer …cuz they wanted to

Had a long but good community leaders meeting today. Gave a little power point on time management too, which felt good. But By 5pm I was really wiped out. Cancelled one evening meeting, but still had our regular Wednesday prayer evening at 7.30pm. Watched some TV to unwind, since we have a big screen now […]

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fresh blood

fresh blood

In HQ we have been planning and experimenting together with our community pastors over the last two weeks to develop a national outreach campaign. Our international president, Hyung Jin Moon, has been making himself visible out on the streets of Seoul witnessing, and also encouraging our world-wide membership to share the good news of True […]

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pins and needles …in a meeting

pins and needles …in a meeting

I am sitting at a long dining table with 14 other people. They are all talking about good things, things that are meaningful; it’s not exactly a free for all, so people are taking their turn to share or express something about their experience towards the head of the table, this takes a long time, […]

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