Author Archives: Tim Chesterton

About Tim Chesterton

Family man, pastor, storyteller, musician, songwriter. E-mail me at timchesterton at outlook dot com

Meadowvale (revised): Chapter 14

I’ve gone through the ‘Meadowvale’ story over the past few weeks and done a rewrite. I will be posting the revised chapters here over the next few months, at the rate of about two a week. The originals are still … Continue reading

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Bellowhead performs their take on ‘Roll Alabama’

Bellowhead recently announced that they are going to bring their eleven-year career to an end (see announcement here). They have been one of the most exciting and innovative young bands performing traditional folk music in the UK today, and I will … Continue reading

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We do Jesus and we do prayer

In a recent interview in ‘Christianity Today’ magazine, Dr. George Wood, General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in the USA, talks about a conversation he had with a Chinese Pentecostal pastor who, at the age of 75, had restarted … Continue reading

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Meadowvale (Revised): Chapter Thirteen

I’ve gone through the ‘Meadowvale’ story over the past few weeks and done a rewrite. I will be posting the revised chapters here over the next few months, at the rate of about two a week. The originals are still … Continue reading

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‘You can’t control who you fall in love with’

In the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage in all fifty U.S. states, this old phrase has been making the rounds again: “You can’t control who you fall in love with”. Well, actually, you can. … Continue reading

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Wanted: Anglican people in the Diocese of Edmonton who are excited about Jesus and want to introduce other people to him

Well, along with being the rector of St. Margaret’s I’m now the Warden of Lay Evangelists for the Diocese of Edmonton. What the heck does that mean? It means that we’re looking for some ordinary Christians in our Anglican churches who … Continue reading

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‘Out of the Depths': a sermon on Psalm 130

When I was in college my Old Testament professor used to say, ‘the rest of the Bible speaks to us, but the Psalms speak for us’. I think this is true, and I’m really glad that we use them week … Continue reading

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