REV. BADEN STANLEY

REV. BADEN STANLEY

Each week we hope to post a blog on a Monday or Tuesday. These blogs will hopefully stimulate thought, discussion and even debate around key topics that are affecting our society at this time of great change and challenge.

A Reflection from Baden

Being Church: A new Model In a time of such dramatic change to our daily lives it might seem like madness to even consider changing how we ‘are’ and ‘do’ church. Surely it would be

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The Place of Peace

Those of you who know me well know that I am a ‘water’ person.  I love walking beside water (haven’t quite worked out how to walk on it yet!). I particularly enjoy walking along a

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While we were sleeping

One of the all too many horrendous school shootings of recent years took place in Dunblane Primary School in Scotland on the 13th March 1996 : killing 16 children, and one of the teachers, and

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The Voice – Part 6

She watched the lone figure make his way through the scrub and low-lying shrubs that spread out below her. Her daily visits to the place where they had parted months before grew more frequent and

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Patience is a Virtue

‘Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can, Seldom in a woman…, never in a man!!’ While some of us may not appreciate the accuracy of this statement, I suspect that it is all

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Grace and Space

As we get a taste for the ‘new normal’ during phase 2+ of the removing of restrictions, it is natural for many of us to be wary and cautious, and even more than a little

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Them and US

I think it is fair to assume that most of us do not consider ourselves racist; and the vast majority of us are rightly horrified at the death of George Floyd at the hands of

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The Voice – Part 5

  She watched, her heart filling with a joy that staggered her. Her son, laughing, joking, playful, teasing as his disciples and his brothers got to know each other. There was so much laughter, and

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