The marginalised middle-classes

The marginalised middle-classes

Ok, so I know that having read that title some of you are already sharpening your doctrinal pitch-forks to administer some ‘correction-in-love’ to this soon to be skewered heretic… but hear me out first… please! I grew up in the evangelical Church in the U.K where,...
Incarnation, Sacrifice and Resurrection

Incarnation, Sacrifice and Resurrection

Last week I tweeted this “The church needs to stop talking about justice or praying for justice and start acting justly”. To be honest I am not 100% I agree with it. The Big Church Day Out has been happening in the South and the North over the last few weeks. It has...
‘Thy Kingdom Come’ …

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ …

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ … Do you pray this one? Pete Greig (24-7 prayer) highlights Frederick Buecher’s words ‘go where your best prayers take you’. Along with a few thousand other people, I thanked God for the present Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, speaking at...
A Spirituality of Friendship

A Spirituality of Friendship

My background was originally in horticulture, but very quickly I sensed a calling as an evangelist and after studying at theological college I later became a Baptist minister of a town centre church in Herefordshire. After leading a church for around 10 years, I moved...