Jesus Wept

Tears aren’t necessarily a sign of a lack of faith, they are also a sign of empathy and care for a suffering world.

If Jesus could weep, then so can we.

Plague and the Rise of Christianity

Tertullian claimed: “It is our care of the helpless, our practice of loving kindness that brands us in the eyes of many of our opponents. ‘Only look,’ they say, ‘look how they love one another!'”

A Virus and A New World

Whatever does happen, this pandemic should cause those of us living in the West, to rethink our view of life. The fact that the world seems to be slipping out control should wake us up to the fact that we never had it under control it in the first place.

Throwback: Why I’m Allergic to Devotionals

At the risk of overstating the case; it sometimes feels as though we get the Christian content out of the way and then our meetings default to an essentially secular way of functioning.

Truth Matters

Spin, fake news, alternative facts… Lies are a much bigger problem than we are willing to admit.

Significant Encounters

People can have an impact on your life without ever knowing it.

So Long Northern White Rhinos

God made the northern white rhinos and he called it good. God likes rhinos – and that should be enough to make them matter to us.

Where Is The Anger?

Where are the Christian artists writing to condemn injustice?

The Olympic Lie Revisited

I love watching the Olympics. I am in awe of the athletes and I’m staggered at the hard work that they put in. But there is more to life than that.

Oxfam, Agencies and Exploitation

Just imagine how a local builder feels, when a bunch of teenagers from the UK or the US rock up to his town to build a church without any knowledge or experience of local building techniques.