When you see The Lion King at five, you just enjoy the music and Pumba’s gags. When you see the remake at thirty, the film’s underlying message is a bit clearer.Read More
The moon is magical. It hangs above us, tantalisingly close. You just want to reach out and grab it…
And we did – fifty years ago this month Neil Armstrong became the first man to press his boot into moon-rock.Read More
Recently a judge ruled that a pregnant, mentally disabled woman should have an abortion against her will. In God's mercy, the ruling was overturned on appeal.Read More
My mother had already died when I first became aware of Mother’s Day. Radio stations would play songs celebrating mothers and I would curl up and cry.Read More
We love a stat. So here’s one which has recently been painted over the news: knife crime’s at a nine-year high.
But stats don’t really cut it. These are human beings.
On 22 February, a young man named Sidali Mohamed was knifed down in my own community.Read More
"It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press conference.
But God has a stronger name for what lay behind today’s massacre in Christchurch which left 49 Muslims dead.Read More
In contrast to the airbrushed perfection in most adverts, seeing women showing off their post-birth bodies is refreshing. One person tweeted:
Refreshing, real and utterly wonderful. Thank you @mothercareuk Another step forward in helping us towards #bodyproudmumsRead More
He got out. After thirty hours of escape room torture, Radio 1’s Greg James was finally released into the real world – and just in time for the Brit Awards.Read More
You’ve probably heard of Marie Kondo.
If not, she’s a four-foot-seven, Japanese, tidying powerhouse, whose decluttering methods have become so popular that she’s now a best-selling author with her own TV series.Read More
After Liam Neeson’s friend was raped by a black man, he admits that he:
‘went up and down the area with a cosh. Hoping…some black ******* would…have a go at me, so that I could kill him.’
Racism, like rape, is the ugly attack on human dignity, given by God to reflect his glory (Genesis 1:27).Read 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
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
2018 will be remembered for many things.
From England’s historic run in the World Cup, to Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding, to the fall of Hollywood’s probably most powerful directors. The effects of 2018 will be felt for years.Read More
What a final. Ashley and Faye were two of Strictly’s best dancers but failed to win the affections of the British public. No glitterball for them.Read More
When Sir David Attenborough speaks, people listen. So the United Nations invited him to speak at their Climate Change Conference which started on Sunday.Read More
Advent calendars have been around since the middle of the 1800s. But they’ve been taken to a new level in the last few years.Read More