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George Dowdell

I was the founder of Karuna Action (formerly Kingscare) and was the director for 24 years. I have now handed control over to younger people but continue as an advisor and trustee.

My passion is to see extreme poverty eliminated and to see justice for the powerless.

Hell?

I have decided that what I write in my blogs must firstly be honest to myself, honest to other people and honest to God. I realise that I may upset a few people and may be un-subscribed, un-followed or un-friended. I am going to say what I believe […]

Ageing gracefully

For much of my life I felt that I was going to this life forever. O.K., I knew that I would have to die someday, but that seemed in the far distant future. Then 13 years ago, at the age of 59, I had a stroke and came […]

Lord I want to dream again

Lord, I want to dream again. When I have followed my dreams my life has been fulfilled. When I have ignored  my dreams I have become stagnant. What do I do now that some of my dreams have come true? Do I just glory in their fulfilment?  Do […]

Jesus and Politics

or, “How would Jesus vote?” With a general election looming in the United Kingdom I am asking the question, “How, as a follower of Jesus should I vote?”  Does Jesus give us any clue how we should act in a democratic age?  Jesus said a lot about how we should […]

God has defeated death!

This week we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and we must ask ourselves, “Why is this so important, and what is the relevance to us?”  Why is a reported event that took place nearly 2000 years ago so earth shattering?  If we believe that Jesus was who […]

All creation waits on tiptoe

What is in store for this wonderful universe which we call home.  Some scientists say that eventually the stars will be so spaced out that our sky will be dark and that the stars will dim as they run out of energy. All matter will approach absolute zero in […]

Resurrection. Truth or Lie?

For centuries death has always been mankind’s final enemy. Frankly, we are all mortal and will, one day, die. But something within us rebels and says , “There must be more to it than that”. As a christian, and follower of Jesus Christ, I have a hope in […]