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Lead with Grace and Truth in Love

We've had a couple of fantastic days at the "Come As You Are" Willow Conference held at Kerith with speakers John Burke and James Emery White. Really great content - very challenging; and  I'm so looking forward to going back over my notes in the next few days. I thank God for all the hard work and preparation by the speakers. We heard the real stuff, from real leaders, speaking with vision, experience, humility, honesty and vulnerability - so helpful. We met some really great people, including Sarah (who facilitated some of the sessions) and her husband from Cornerstone Church Swansea; and Chris(the other facilitator) and Fliss from St Albans Vineyard. So encouraging to meet up with other church leaders and share experiences. We were so proud of our teams and all those who served to help host the conference - the building looked really good, and we were served so beautifully. The worship was fantastic - I especially loved "This is my new song" this morning!!! Great to have a girly chat time too during the breaks- conversation topics ranged from our favourite places to eat; to keeping our marriages alive; to how we are each reading the Bible; to sharing tips about the challenges of choosing appropriate clothing to wear on the platform!
God is good.
"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. "
John 1 v 14

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