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 whenRead More
This weekend is our reward for making it through January; the drama of Six Nations rugby begins.
Rugby has changed over the years. The speedy players used to be the weedy ones. Their best tactic was to use their pace to avoid getting hit.
Now, it’s common to run the ball down the centre of the field and take the hit. This draws the opposition toward the middle of the pitch and opens up space out wide.Read More
If we were in control, wouldn’t it all be different? What we want would come faster. The good times would last longer. Our suffering would end.
God’s timing tests us. Sometimes it’s impossible to see any good.
The person you’ve lost may never come back. The job you want may never come. The plans you had might never happen. The anxiety may stick around…Read More
As one year ends and another begins it’s often a time for reflection and making resolutions. My resolutions tend to be driven by my own pride, rather than by …Read More
Since the angel had appeared to me in the temple and silenced my disbelief, no word had left my mouth. When the baby kicked, I remained silent. During the labour, words failed me. When I met my son, nothing.Read More
Overwhelmed by how needy the world is? I know I am. 97% of people in the UK aren’t followers of Jesus and need to turn to him.Read More
Heavyweight World Champion Anthony Joshua says that ‘it takes a certain type of man to become a boxer, to fight for a living….to control your fears.’Read More
Getting older has always got to me. I remember turning twenty and wishing I didn’t have to grow up. It seems silly now. Next year I’ll be thirty and I don’t feel ready to be that old.Read More
I was suspicious at first. A musical about a circus? But its message isn’t really about that.
The Greatest Showman is about people who are fools in the world’s eyes.
My phone says I live in Dudley. I get adverts on Google telling me where to eat, shop and get my car serviced locally. I actually live fifteen miles away.Read More
In the prize-winning novel Gilead, an ageing Pastor remembers a simple but cherished moment in his life. He writes that it was like …Read More
Elijah loved God and wanted others to love him too. But after many failed mission trips and fruitless evangelism, he gives up. He’s living in a desert, hungry and depressed.Read More
‘Pray without ceasing’. God’s pretty clear on what he wants us to do. As his children, we can come to him whenever, wherever we want.Read More
Let’s face it. In a noisy world, we’re all trying to be heard. At work, a meeting feels successful when my point has been discussed, or my suggestion has been minuted.Read More
Running in my new Nikes was like running on air. And I’d just signed up for a half-marathon. Aiming for the golden 13.1 miles, I added mile after mile to my training routine.Read More
The government have recently made it harder to be an illegal immigrant living in the UK. Immigrants are often required to show their proof of citizenship.Read More
Ambition is often the desire to be better, bigger and more impressive. It normally focuses on our self.
One of the problems with this is that it enslaves us.Read More
I’ll admit it. I still think The Rock is ‘The Great One.’ My eleven-year old hero worship lingers on.
He was the WWE ‘People's Champion.’ …Read More
Radio station Heart seems to begin its countdown to Friday on Sunday evening. We’re obsessed with Friday. It’s like a prize we earn for enduring the week.Read More
The family-friendly TV host Ant McPartlin has returned to rehab.Read More