- much of the growth in London among us as Baptists, is unplanned and spontaneous - already up and running churches join.
- there are some serious concerns around muslim recruitment of young black men - this is not a game.
- there are some really creative expressions of the gospel going on.
I think our South African colleagues were encouraged (I certainly was) and it was certainly good to link with some who became friends last year.
I think Tom & Rachel were about the last people to manage to fly into Bristol on Thursday before the effects of the Icelandic ash closed down the UK to flights. Ben & Emily came back with Oak Hall from Switzerland on the coach - no moaning from anyone this year I bet.