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...
Hospitality… more than a soggy Bourbon?

Hospitality… more than a soggy Bourbon?

Do you ever wonder how long it takes for those who are ‘added to the number’ following an Alpha course to begin to question where all the free meals have gone?! Much as I have the greatest of respect for Alpha and the way it has impacted the lives of so many, I truly...
For such a time as this…

For such a time as this…

I was on holiday overseas when the Referendum took place. I voted by proxy and on the morning of Friday 24th June tuned into Sky News International to discover that the UK had voted to leave the EU. I couldn’t quite believe the result at first – and neither could many...