He Still Moves Stones!

He still moves stonesI was sharing at our last ‘open house’ on Saturday  the different  ‘joy busters’ that have been rolled across our path over the last 10 months.

There was the stone of a delayed operation, then the stone of discouragement with the reappearance of prostate cancer, then the stone of bereavement  on retirement and of leaving the job and church family I loved so much, then the stone of disappointment of not being able to do the Foreign Missions pastor’s job I was so looking forward to, then the stone of the debilitating effects of six month cancer treatment, and now the stone of the destabilising effect of moving from our home of 34 years. I also face the demands of conducting my father’s funeral on Thursday. So you can imagine my delight when Steve Rouse, the preacher at the Easter service this morning, began Continue reading

British aid scandal

Britain is the largest European aid donor to Rwanda, for so long portrayed as a model African country following the ending of the the Rwandan Genocide in 1994   during which Hutu groups conducted mass killings of  an estimated 800,000 Tutsi  people  in 100 days.

Britain backed the rebuilding of the country under Continue reading