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carl.brettle
Wales
A Product of other peoples prayer
Interests: Being a husband and dad, praying, movies, reading biographies, playing strategy games, walking.
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It’s a question most people think about, but not many people even attempt to address. What will my Church or ‘The’ Church look like in 10 or 20 or 50 years time? The challenges for the Church at large are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2018 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
One of our projects, Neighbourhood Prayer Network has now more than 5,100 Christians who have signed up to take spiritual responsibility for their street. It's worth having a look and perhaps signing up to pray for your street. Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
Just a short video update this week. Got some great news about the number of decisions made by www.lookingforgod.com and also advance notice about our conference. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
This is my first ever attempt at doing a video blog. Even though I've been behind the scenes in Broadcasting for a number of years, some friends have encouraged me to record some video. So here I am explaining the... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
Here's the intro video of UK Prayer Team Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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It's been some time since I posted and I'm just about to start writing again. Following my leaving UCB, I ventured out into a new Ministry which aims to see 100 million people come to Christ. www.reach100m.com is a vision... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
Yes it is true, after seven years with this wonderful organisation I am moving on from UCB at the end of this year. I've loved my time here, the people are awesome and the vision growing. It's great knowing that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2015 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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Wednesday (8th May) night, we had dinner with Carol Kumokama, he new Director of An Open Door Uganda. It's been some months going through applications and I'm pleased to say we have one very switched on person leading the work... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2013 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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It seemed so quick, but we were already into the second half of our trip. On Sunday I made contact with Pastor Goodman Mugisha, who has been building up his church from scratch in Kireka, which if you've travelled to... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2013 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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It was great to revisit Pearl Haven Christian Centre again in Mbale. My first visit there was 17 years ago, when the church was literally a small handful of people meeting on a rented site. These days things have moved... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2013 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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Gareth and I seemed to have travelled for ever. I left the house at 7am on Wednesday morning, dropped into UCB for a morning Exec meeting and then drove to Gatwick, which was fairly uneventful except for a Bomb Scare.... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2013 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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If you haven't already heard I got married and moved as a missionary to England !! There's been a lot going on in the Brettle household. Firstly and the most significant news is that we are expecting our first baby.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2013 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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Rebekah and I have recently started to learn to ski at the Chill Factore in Manchester - it's a great place. Motivated by a half price beginners day lesson, we did our first day on real snow, albeit - inside... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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Rebekah and I recently holidayed in Israel and while there I wondered what it would would happen if I created a facebook page to let Jesus speak from the scriptures He said in the Bible. There would be no opinion,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
You kind of have to go with the flow on mission trips, not allowing things which would be an annoyance at home, becoming a problem when you're away. Snoring is one such thing. Gareth Killa, holds the missions world record... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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We left the comfort of Mount Elgon Hotel to begin the car journey back to Kampala in time for a vision day with An Open Door management team. Being the smallest person on the trip I volunteered to sit in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
On the plane travelling from Amsterdam to Uganda, Gareth my travel companion and I were just shooting the breeze talking when something he said triggered my Sunday morning message at Pearl Haven Christian Centre in Mbale. I was speaking in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
In the accommodation where we have been staying in Kampala, there is a very steep incline from the road to the gate, which makes both the entry and exit very entertaining indeed. After the staff meeting Pastor Okumu, who chairs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
After a twelve hour day with several meetings, heavy rain, lots of driving Peter Wooding uttered the now famous Kampala phrase - I need a Banana Split. Not the kind of thing we thought the missions house could muster, but... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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It was great to end the evening last night with a skype call to Rebekah, who was busy working back in the UK and couldn't come on this trip. Apparently I woke Gareth Killa (Who I share a room with)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
Having left Birmingham at 2.30am to catch a 6am flight through Amsterdam, then Kigali (Rwanda) we landed safely in Entebbe, Uganda around 10.30pm. Jeff Thompson from www.mercyprojects.com had it worse his was a 37hr journey from Los Angeles. Uganda has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
A friend of mine just started blogging again, and it made me feel like, OK, I haven't blogged for a year, what's still happening. Well sadly I missed 7,000 or so page views forcing you guys to see the same... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2011 at Memoirs of a Skinny Welshman
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Mar 15, 2010
Brilliant !!
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