Lattes, Jesus and sharing our faith

Lattes, Jesus and sharing our faith

‘Let’s go out for a coffee!’ is a collective declaration of the coffee-drinking-leisure-hungry generation that we’re in. I’m a self-confessed coffee shop lover. It’s part of the culture of this generation. No longer do people invite a friend home for a cuppa, instead...
Can you spare a cup of sugar?

Can you spare a cup of sugar?

I don’t remember it well, but I do recall a neighbour when I was very young calling round to our house, knocking at the back door – which in itself is unheard of where I live now – and asking my mum for a cup of sugar, or a cup of something. I also recall...
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...