From the monthly archives:

July 2015


by Richard on July 27, 2015

A photo posted by Richard Hall (@connexions) on Jul 26, 2015 at 5:10am PDT

Yesterday I preached to a congregation of about 600 at Kibagora Free Methodit Church. The worship had all the liveliness I’ve come to expect, but I was less able to join in the singing because I couldn’t see the screen.
The realities [...]


Blogging woe #1stWorldProblems

by Richard on July 24, 2015

So updating my blog just from a phone turns out to be more difficult than I expected. I’ll keep trying, but if you want pictures, I’m putting a few up to Instagram — x-posted to Twitter, so they’ll appear over tgere on the right — and to a Tumblr set up for the purpose.


Sunday in Rwanda

by Richard on July 20, 2015
Wish I could write something substantial about my first experjence of preaching in Rwanda, but it will have to keep. There’s an early start tomorrow. A couple of photos will have to suffice for now.

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First full day in Kigali

by Richard on July 17, 2015

Went into the city this morning. Found the MTN shop, so blogging can resume. It would be too much of a cliche to describe Kigali as a city of contrasts but, well — it is a city of huge contrasts. You don’t travel far from the centre before metalled roads give way to mud tracks. [...]

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Blogging Rwanda

by Richard on July 14, 2015

I won’t be the only one blogging on our Rwanda trip. Here’s the ‘official’ district site. And one of our young people will be keeping up his Tumblr site.
All this, assuming we can get the interweb to work of course.



by Richard on July 14, 2015

Shropshire hills from Stiperstones chapel car park: just testing how well Instagram does at photo sharing…

A photo posted by Richard Hall (@connexions) on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:54am PDT


Time to be blogging again?

by Richard on July 13, 2015

I’ve been a blogger fora good few years, although it is fair to say that I haven’t exactly been very active recently. There are all sorts of reasons for that, but I needn’t bore you with them. I’ll admit that I’ve wondered in the last few months if it isn’t time to let this little [...]