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Looking forward…

It’s been some time since I last blogged … in part because I’ve been working on and writing the content for our church plant website, which all being well will go live at some point mid-August. (From then on, I will be blogging via that site so keep an eye out at http://www.onelifeslough.org.uk from then … Continue reading

Come and See

Some time ago, I was reading John 1:35-46 … an account of how some of Jesus’ first disciples started following him. Two things stood out for me as I was reading this account. The first was that Jesus didn’t call his initial band of followers all by himself – others were involved. So, in these verses, … Continue reading

Slough Foodbank

This morning I spent a couple of hours helping my local foodbank in Slough. Slough Foodbank has been operating for the last couple of years and was set up as a partnership between some of the local churches and a Christian charity, The Trussell Trust. (The Trussell Trust run the only national network of foodbanks … Continue reading

A Snapshot of Life in Slough

Saturday Through my part-time job I have been getting to know lots of different people who are involved in different charities, voluntary and community groups working across the town. One of these people is Adil who is involved in the Sudanese Community in the town. Last Saturday, Adil had invited me along to a fundraising event … Continue reading

Slough is your Neighbour

A year ago this week we as a family started living in Slough. I have been reflecting on this as we embark upon the second year of the adventure we feel God has called us on. At the same time I have also been reflecting on the story of the Good Samaritan told by Jesus … Continue reading

Slough and the Census 2011

I have found it fascinating over the course of the last week reading and thinking about the initial release from last year’s census. Here are the key facts for Slough that have been released so far: Slough has the 2nd highest population increase in the South East and the 11th highest population increase nationally. The … Continue reading

Ten Things about Slough

The comedian Jimmy Carr once said… “I grew up in Slough in the 1970s. If you want to know what Slough was like in the 1970s, go there now.” Slough, however, is changing. Here are 10 things you may not know about the town… Stelios and easy.com are launching easyGym in the town this month … Continue reading