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The Bible in Transmission - Summer 2020

The Bible in Transmission - Summer 2020

When a crisis strikes – Perspectives on the impact of Covid-19

My wife has an auto-immune disease, Lupus

My wife has an auto-immune disease, Lupus

My wife has an auto-immune disease, Lupus, so when this all started, we knew she had to be so careful. I’d just come back from a business trip, and I had to self-isolate from her within the house for 12 days. I moved into the spare room. It was awf...

I have been spending a lot of time in my garden. I find gardening very therapeutic.

I have been spending a lot of time in my garden. I find gardening very therapeutic.

I have been spending a lot of time in my garden. I find gardening very therapeutic. To be in contact with nature, with God’s creation, is important. If I have a bad day, I dig. It’s very good therapy. I’ve been dealing with 10 years of neglect ...

The day I came down with the coronavirus was a bit shocking really

The day I came down with the coronavirus was a bit shocking really

The day I came down with the coronavirus was a bit shocking really. I had done a set of nights at the hospital and started to feel a bit rotten. I thought it might be the cycle ride I had done. Maybe I’d overdone it. I woke up the next morning and ...

My wife, Linda, died four years ago

My wife, Linda, died four years ago

My wife, Linda, died four years ago. We’d been married for 36 years. In 2015, we spent an amazing week on Lindisfarne. When we arrived, there was a little bookmark on my bed. It was of Psalm 32.8, ‘I will instruct you and teach you in the way you...

I’m in the Army. At the end of my tour of duty, I came to Ghana to see my family.

I’m in the Army. At the end of my tour of duty, I came to Ghana to see my family.

I’m in the Army. At the end of my tour of duty, I came to Ghana to see my family. I was full of lots of vigour and joy. I was due to fly back on 3 April. Then the pandemic came and I couldn’t return. The next available flight is in July. I got wo...

I’m working in an emergency surgery ward

I’m working in an emergency surgery ward

I’m working in an emergency surgery ward, but I’m also doing bank shifts on some of the Covid wards. They can get a little bit short staffed. I’ve had to leave my house. My husband has a respiratory condition and is doing social shielding on th...

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