Blog Problems

I’ve been having some problems with our blog software over the past few days and, unfortunately, I don’t have time to work out what is going wrong. To smooth things out, I’ve had to ...

Vanity, vanity…

While waiting for a phone call (which never came) I spent some time looking up my name on Google (let’s admit it, we all do it!) and I came across some of the papers which I helped write years a...

What I did on my non-holidays

Waiting in line for passport control at Bole airport in Addis Ababa, I had plenty of time to talk to my neighbours; a couple from Manchester who were on their way home after a few weeks touring the co...

February News

Dear Friends, For the last few years, I’ve spent most of January in Central Africa but this year I was at home for the whole month. It probably won’t surprise anyone to learn that in Janua...

The Church After Christendom

I’ve just finished reading Stuart Murray’s ‘Church After Christendom’. If you are interested in thinking through what the Church should look like in our current culture, it is ...

The Heart of Mission?

I’ve just done a short exercise for my MTh course. Following on from some reading; the workbook asked, ‘which Biblical passages lead you to the heart of mission?’ I raised this quest...

Two Quotations

I enjoyed these two quotes I heard this week – one serious, one not quite so… This world may indeed be “enemy occupied territory,” but the Enemy has got no property rights in i...