On Saturday we attended the 4th annual Inspire Conference. This is a major conference organised by the District and which attracted just over 200 people to
Former President of Conference, Revd Dr Bill Davies, and Old Testament scholar Revd David Wood, superintendent minister of the Preston Circuit, both spoke powerfully and eloquently about holiness. They both reflected on what scriptural and social holiness meant for contemporary Christians.
David and I not only led workshops in the morning and afternoon, but also spent “time on the sofa”. We were interviewed by Revd Mark Slaney who, resplendent in a purple blazer that he’d found in the school, quizzed us using questions from conference members, with great skill and humour and to the great amusement of those present.
Following the successful conference we spent the evening relaxing in the company of Stephen and Myrtle Poxon, my predecessor as Vice-President, David Walton, Chair of the
I was welcomed by superintendent minister Revd Roger Brown and his ministerial colleagues Revd Christine Leech and Revd Garo Kilagi who is a mission partner from
I then travelled to