Author Archives: David Allsopp

About David Allsopp

Married, 4 children, Christian, Head of IT

Be like a Butterfly – a concept of Christian Practice

We live our lives on autopilot. Our minds are noisy with thoughts about the past and worries about the future. We hardly see our present drifting through time, we certainly don’t stop long enough to notice it.  The end of … Continue reading

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“Let me know why you contend against me?”

Job 10:2 – Perhaps, O tried soul, the Lord is doing this to develop your graces. There are some of your graces which would never be discovered if it were not for your trials. Do you not know that your faith … Continue reading

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Brexit Reflections

There has been a lot of angst over the result of the referendum. Here is what a close friend shared with me. See what you think: “Although I voted to leave I had little idea how it would feel if the … Continue reading

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Exodus: Gods and Kings and Movie Stars

So last night we went to see Exodus, not really expecting too much, knowing Ridley Scott was a ‘realist’, aware that movies have to take some licence but nevertheless, still anticipating a blockbuster. As I came away the only feeling I … Continue reading

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Home no more home to me

Will Scotland vote for independence?  I am struck by the even match of the facts on both sides of the debate, perhaps this is why the polls say it will be a very close call. But I believe the YES … Continue reading

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Genuine Significance

It’s late and I’m thinking that if I don’t go to bed the weekend won’t end while I am still awake! It’s a strange thing how our experiences quickly become memories. Sometimes this fading is a good thing if the things are … Continue reading

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Deeper blue

2013 to 2014. A time to reflect, time to peer into the future, time to stand still for a while and look around ourselves. There are bright and dark memories of 2013 and some make us smile while some bring … Continue reading

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