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I have a dream (Part 1)

I have a dream (Part 1)

One morning recently I was reading from the Lectio-365 prayer app; it was Martin Luther King Jr day and I was reminded of his famous words, spoken in 1963, when he was prompted to ‘tell them about the dream!’ so here I

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Vaccines, disappointments and hope

Vaccines, disappointments and hope

The start of the vaccination programme against COVID 19 was a great joy to me, as it was to millions of others. It finally felt like we had some tools at our disposal that would make a huge difference

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Happy New Year?

Happy New Year?

The usual conversation in early January involves the question, “Did you have a good Christmas?” and my usual reply is jolly and positive, happily sharing the highlights of my Christmas and New Year period

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Looking back and looking forward…

Looking back and looking forward…

As Christmas approaches and the end of 2020 draws near, I think we will all be having a mixture of thoughts, especially those of us working in the world of healthcare. It has certainly been a challenging year, one unlike any I have ever known. Living through a Pandemic has changed us; it has turned lives upside down, generated

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The power of Thankfulness

The power of Thankfulness

As I mentioned on a recent In Real Life episode, the new BNF (British National Formulary) made its way into my consulting room this week. For those of you not familiar with the BNF, it’s essentially the drug handbook to guide you in prescribing any medicine in the UK.

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My Dad

My Dad

My dad was born in 1928 in Beckenham, south east London. Unfortunately Dad’s parents separated early on in his life, which affected his upbringing and education, alongside the struggle of growing up through the Second World War years

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Hello again!

Hello again!

Well, it’s certainly a new season, and some of us are getting back in the swing of things after taking some kind of a break over the summer. We do hope you have been able to take advantage of some of the opportunities we’ve put together for you over the summer months

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We hope that you’ve enjoyed the summer.

We hope that you’ve enjoyed the summer.

The Heaven in Healthcare team has been taking a bit of a break after a very busy January to July but there have still been things happening such as Joy Workshops with Sue Jameson, material on the...

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What does it mean to feel safe?

What does it mean to feel safe?

Was the Garden of Eden a safe place? Is safe an absolute concept? Safe is a word in very common use at the moment. It has developed to become included in expressed sentiments such as “Keep safe” at...

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Identity theft is a well known problem in this day and age, and we are well advised to take the necessary measures to guard our identity from those who would wish to steal it. Does this, I wonder,...

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Widening our gaze

Widening our gaze

Psalm 121:1-2 I lift up my eyes to the mountains — where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. David wrote these words in the time after he was made...

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Trusting the Unseen

Trusting the Unseen

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (2 Cor 4:18) This is an intriguing verse. How exactly do you fix your...

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The Power of Imagination

The Power of Imagination

This testimony - written from a time before current distancing regulations - is the final part in our three-part testimony series. One of our HiH team members has been sharing inspirational stories...

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Peace and Joy in the waiting room

Peace and Joy in the waiting room

We’ve had a great response from the blog we sent out earlier this week, which encouraged some of you to look afresh for the gold in others, particularly in the healthcare workplace. Following on...

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Keeping our Love on

Keeping our Love on

We love hearing testimonies of how people in the healthcare community are bringing heaven into their environments through their interactions with others. Often, this is no easy task and requires...

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Releasing Peace

Releasing Peace

Some years ago, I had a consultation that taught me a lot about my ability to bring peace into my environment. I was a relatively newly qualified GP, and a young woman from a very troubled...

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Heavenly Joy

Heavenly Joy

I want to share with you a wonderful story from a friend of mine about heavenly joy breaking out in a public place. This testimony comes from the days before we went into lockdown, but nevertheless...

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Garden of Gethsemane

Garden of Gethsemane

During this period of lockdown I have, personally, found plenty of time to think things over. This may not be true for everyone - for example home-schooling parents, essential workers and frontline...

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God still cares about the details

God still cares about the details

In the current climate, it would be understandable - but not accurate - to feel that God is somehow far too busy with the more important matter of fixing the Coronavirus pandemic, to be concerned...

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Keeping it Real

Keeping it Real

We’re now a few weeks into lockdown and, with at least a few more weeks to come, it’s clear that we are all still working hard to find new ways of existing in this temporary new normal. We might...

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Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday

I don’t know how it was for you, but it certainly felt like a strange Easter weekend for me. We are used to celebrating Easter with our family, where lots of fun and laughter accompanies a great...

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Some thoughts from a GP on the frontline

Some thoughts from a GP on the frontline

Today was my first shift working in a COVID Assessment Hub, a centre where GPs and other staff are deployed for assessing patients with respiratory symptoms, and those who are quarantined due to...

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Good News Matters

Good News Matters

As Pete mentioned in his last blog, it’s so important in the current climate that we feed ourselves with good news. This is not to lessen the impact of the situation we find ourselves in, but, as we...

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Pete’s Blog

Pete’s Blog

I have recently been looking through some testimonies of God’s goodness and activity in the daily lives of friends at Eastgate. I am doing this intentionally to feed my mind on good things, as the...

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to our new website! And not just a new website, but a new way of reaching as many people as possible with our resources. Back in October, we announced at our annual global conference that we...

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Stewarding Momentum Every Day

Stewarding Momentum Every Day

A few months ago I was preaching on the subject of thankfulness, and how posturing ourselves to live each day ‘from thankfulness’ is truly life-changing.
As I spoke, I shared some recent testimonies of miracles and healings from everyday…

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Take Delight In Yourself, The World Benefits!

Pete reveals the pitfalls of false humility and how dangerous this is for us as Christians and people responsible for the health of others. The good news is that delighting in yourself gives access to all the incredible things God has put…

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See More of The Miraculous In Your Life!

See More of The Miraculous In Your Life!

If someone told you that there were 4 things you could do to guarantee more of the miraculous in your life, what would your reaction be?
It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Sometimes if we hear a statement like that it seems almost…

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Harness The Power of The Testimony In Your Life!

Harness The Power of The Testimony In Your Life!

At one of our recent locality group meetings, we were amazed as we heard story after story of God breaking through into the healthcare world in miraculous ways… from volunteer chaplains seeing legs instantly healed in emergency rooms, to support…

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How Is Your Leadership Trust Fund?

How Is Your Leadership Trust Fund?

According to Professor Bruce Lloyd of London’s South Bank University, “the critical issue is not change but trust”. This is consistent with research by Patrick Lencioni’s Table Group, San Francisco. In his…

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Pete’s interview on Premier Christian Radio!

Pete’s interview on Premier Christian Radio!

Happy New Year!
We’re so excited by what God’s doing in healthcare and are believing for incredible things to happen in you and through you in 2019. You may have read Pete’s article just before Christmas in which he…

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Heaven in Healthcare Christmas update

Heaven in Healthcare Christmas update

As we enter into the Christmas and New Year period I want to give you an update on developments within Heaven in Healthcare and share some of our good news. This morning I did an interview for Premier Radio on this subject; it was recorded…

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What Are You Cultivating?

What Are You Cultivating?

Whenever we get together as a team at Heaven in Healthcare, we’re always overwhelmed by God’s goodness. Since we last met together at our September conference, we’ve heard story after story of...

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There’s A Voice of Hope Emerging

There’s A Voice of Hope Emerging

I’ve always been involved in youth work, and have long held a passion to see young people loved through their toughest times. As a teenager, I struggled with depression and anxiety and resorted to self-harm. I’ve seen God…

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