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The Last Post

Today, Easter Sunday, the day when Christians celebrate new life, seems a good day to write my last post on this blog. I suppose it should have been written long ago, since it is now almost three months since I … Continue reading

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….when I was in Latvia…..

All things come to an end, and on 5th January 2016 I arrived back in Edinburgh to have my second (or is it third?) attempt at retirement. This, therefore, is my penultimate post on latviabailey and is dedicated, with deep … Continue reading

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Advent

I don’t know whether it is just my imagination, but it seems to me that Christmas is starting earlier here in Latvia than when I first arrived.  A huge Christmas tree was in evidence when I visited one of the … Continue reading

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Būs labi

Following up the movement of officers I wrote about in ‘All Change’, this weekend I have been to two of the places where new leaders needed to be officially welcomed and presented to their congregations. On Saturday Iveta and I … Continue reading

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All change!

A key feature of being an officer (minister) in The Salvation Army is that of being available to God through the Army to serve wherever you are needed. In many countries where The Salvation Army is well-established there is a … Continue reading

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A milestone

Indulge me, dear reader.  This is my 100th post.  The picture shows members of the staff here in Riga at The Salvation Army headquarters being cajoled into posing for a photo with the celebration cake which was bought to mark … Continue reading

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Bībeles Diena – the pictures

This gallery contains 16 photos.

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