Ask a room of people who loves justice, and I imagine most hands would go up. After all, we’re made in the image of a God who says this about himself…Read More
A few years ago, if I told an American or a Spaniard I’m from Birmingham, I’d have got a confused look. Not so anymore…Read More
Some time ago, I was at a wedding. I was depressed and two friends were comforting me and praying for me. I thanked them both, dried my eyes, and decided to kill myself.Read More
Being dyslexic has meant facing some difficulties in my Christian life.
If you’re a dyslexic Christian too, here are some practical tips that have helped me…Read More
I’m dyslexic and I love words.
Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had a rocky relationship over the years…Read More
If they haven’t already, situations will come that’ll tempt you to doubt God’s character.
They’ll curve around you and make you think: how can…Read More
Around his neck, historian John Dickson wears a silver denarius – a Roman coin dated between AD14 and AD37. Why? Well, he explains…Read More
For the UK’s highest court to judge a Prime Minister’s actions as unlawful is a first. Remainers are claiming a victory for justice. But Brexiteers say Parliament is…Read More
Jesus sums up all God’s commands in a couple of sentences. But every day, something I carry in my pocket proves to be the most common reason I fail to love both God and others.Read More
Maybe you’re moving to a new place for work, university, or a new relationship. No doubt your to-do list is full. But is finding a church on it?Read More
The gospel’s powerful to bring change in all of life. A great example of this is its power to bring very different people together.
But many Christian Unions – a group of Christian students aiming to reach the campus for Christ – lack the kind of diversity the Bible promises.Read More
This week, I stood by my daughter’s grave. It didn’t feel like a year since we said goodbye. The soil had now settled, and grass had grown on the dirt that we’d shovelled on top of her tiny resting place.Read More
Have four years really passed since England’s humiliating exit from their own Rugby World Cup?
For me, watching rugby and godliness have gone together like toothpaste and orange juice.Read More
It’s that time in church where you’re supposed to reflect on the gospel: Jesus saving us by suffering the punishment we deserve. And my mind is blank.Read More
Have you ever read the book of Proverbs?
Whenever I do, it’s like God has spoken straight to my heart.Read More
Our church puts on an annual community festival to meet our neighbours, build relationships and chat about Jesus. Last month, we had fun inflatables, face-painting, a community café, games, live music…Read More
It felt like a long time since he’d started. His legs felt heavy. The race stretched out ahead: relentless and seemingly impossible. Doubt settled in, as painful as his limbs.Read More
You’re always so happy… You’re a bit of a stress-head… You’re quite sensitive… You’re not a very deep person… I can’t stand it when…Read More
Do you know what really makes Jesus angry?
Recently I was in Norway for a mate’s wedding.Read More