More About the Vicar

Now that I have passed my the sixtieth year and my ministry as Canon Theologian prevents me from writing on matters of the church as I did previously, I thought to turn to my love of gardening.

We purchased our home in 2013 with nothing but an empty back plot of weeds and mature trees. I plan to transform it into an ornamental paradise garden for God’s glory and our pleasure. The blog is its story as I learn and grow with the garden.

This quote of Samuel Rutherford is never far from my thoughts:

Put the beauty of ten thousand thousand worlds of paradises, like the Garden of Eden in one; put all trees, flowers, all smells, all colours, all tastes, all joys, all loveliness, all sweetness in one. O what a fair and excellent thing would that be? And yet it would be less to that fair and dearest well-beloved Christ than one drop of rain to the whole seas, rivers, lakes, and fountains of ten thousand earths.”

If you are curious about Christianity, a simple, clear, and challenging explanation of the Christian faith as the Bible teaches it can be found here.

Please reply to me below if you would like further discussion on individual posts.

4 thoughts on “More About the Vicar

  1. Hi Henry , some time ago I came across your podcast purely by Gods providence and the timing was perfect as we had then decided the previous week to start a study on Pauls letter to the Colossians , I also came across a book by John R.W Stott which has been immensely helpful also. I have listened to you preach on Colossians all the way to mid chapter two and I can only thank God for using men like you to expound on Gods word to help young believers in the faith like me . Thank you Sir. May God continue to use you for his glory.

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