Author Archives: nickparish

Good? Friday.

This is a bit of a weird week. Those of you who’ve celebrated birthdays, anniversaries, or other significant events during lockdown will probably well understand the feeling that something isn’t really being properly marked. For all our efforts to make … Continue reading

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Return to blogging…

Ah, who am I kidding?I haven’t blogged for over a year, apparently. Not really sure why. Somewhere on the spectrum between not sure what to say, and not bothering to say it, in all likelihood.Lots has happened. Maybe I’ll write … Continue reading

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Finding God in the story.

So, I haven’t blogged in ages, and then I come back to it with a desire to make up a new word.  Weird, I know. Ordination training has, you’ll have gathered from previous posts, begun.  Indeed, it’s not just begun, … Continue reading

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Ordination 12 – Training begins.

It’s actually happening, folks.  The induction weekend has begun.  This is not a drill… I arrived a little while ago and have been hiding in my room ever since.  (Just kidding – I am in my room, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ordination 11 – Training approaches!

You know those people who say they’ll do something and then they don’t (I’m pretty sure Jesus told a story about it…)?  That’s clearly me.  ‘I’ll keep you posted’, I say.  And then I don’t.  In my defence, anyone who … Continue reading

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Ordination 10 – BAP reflection.

We were warned about blogging about BAP, because it would be unfair to blog about the experiences of others.  This blog might therefore end up sounding like I was the only candidate there.  I wasn’t!  But other than some general … Continue reading

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Ordination 9 – Bishops’ Advisory Panel.

Well, there should be a whole host of Ordination blog posts between Ordination 8 (written almost a year ago) and Ordination 9, written tonight.  But there aren’t.  If I ever get around to writing them, they’ll just have to be … Continue reading

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