Tig, R.I.P.

Today marks the sad demise of Tiglath Pileser III, our fighting fish – known as Tig to his friends. Tig had a pampered and docile existence and yet clearly was not happy. He must have been pining for the Siamese fjords, or something. Coming from a maritime nation, I felt it best to give him […]

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Skimming the surface.

So, I just finished watching an hour of Larry King Live with Tom Cruise. Now Larry asked a lot of things but it got interested when they started to talk about Scientology. Of course Larry is a master diplomat but he never really pushed Cruise on the two big questions that really needed an answer. […]

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Anglican Stuff

It’s been quite a while since there was anything but baby stuff on this blog. But I thought it time to write some thoughts down about exactly where we’re now at as Anglicans. Over a year ago, during the controversy over the choice of Rowan Williams to be Archbishop of Canterbury, I distinctily remember turning […]

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More cool baby stuff

yeah, i know – it’s all I ever talk about. But this was awesome. Tonight we were sitting watching last night’s episode of Alias II and, for the first time, the baby kicked. So I put my hand on Jacqui’s abdomen and felt it – a light tap against the skin. But that’s not all. […]

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This can’t get any better…

So, we went to the hospital today and had another bunch of scans. The scan took quite a long time as they counted everything everywhere. We went through arms, legs (counting all the bones), spine, skull, then on to internal organs (with a fantastic view of the heart, colour enhanced to see the movement of […]

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more in India

so, here I am. Thursday and we’re more than halfway through the course. Thank you all so much for your prayers. We have almost 40 people attending and they’re getting (I hope) a good education in exposition. My colleague is running the lectures and I’m giving model expositions and helping run workshops. I’m being a […]

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Back to India

ok guys, start praying again! Am writing to you from Changi airport about to get on a plane to go back to India. This time round I will be teaching at Delhi Bible Institute, helping with a course on exposition (preaching). Got 8 sermons to deliver in 4 days and some help wtih seminar groups. […]

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India Talks

Thanks to those of you that showed interest in the India stuff that I posted. The talks on the doctrines of grace that were the substantial part of my syllabus for the church planters are now on my website at http://web.singnet.com.sg/~oulds/ Let me know what you think. Personally, I hope that it’s a cogent engaging […]

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Trick or Treat

My LiveJournal Trick-or-Treat Haul davidould goes trick-or-treating, dressed up as Bishop Michael Ingham. detroitpainter gives you 13 blue peach-flavoured gummy bears. gruntinator gives you 12 green licorice-flavoured gumdrops. iluv2skico tricks you! You lose 17 pieces of candy! jfm_dude tricks you! You get a block of wood. jjostm gives you 9 blue strawberry-flavoured gummy worms. pould […]

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