Archive for the ‘faith’ Category

I picked up a copy of How God became King recently. When I say picked up, I actually mean that.. I went into my local branch of Waterstones and pulled it off the shelf and took it the counter. Well I am two chapters and a preface in and am really enjoying it.  To be […]

TEDxExeter 2012


I had the privilege of being part of the TEDxExeter Team. I was the production manager. What started out as an offer to help out with the speakers slides and a bit of tech stuff soon grew. it grew to include sourcing and making stage signs – thank you Timber Cut for the MDF cutouts Buying a […]

it just is


If you have children, you might recognise what I am going to describe. You get jolted out of the serenity of whatever it was you were doing to the sound of screaming. Proper, raw, screams of anguish, pain. As you leap to your feet and rush to the sounds you find a child lying there in pain, […]

Light and Dark


If you’ve been following my blog for a while you will know I listen regularly to the Mars Hill Bible Church Podcasts, and have done so for a while. They have just started a series on 1 John. So far it has been good, interesting and is certainly making me think. This morning as I walked to […]

I took this photo at the beginning of a Lenten journey I went on with some friends. Every night we were present in our local pleasure ground, talking, thinking and praying. I didn’t make it every night, but those I did were good. It was quite hard explaining to people at work that I had not given […]

The internet has been alive with all sorts of views and opinions on Rob Bell and his forth coming book (for light relief) if you have five minutes spare, do take a look at this case of mistaken identity, I can’t help but smile, especially at this tweet I have a ticket to listen to […]

A while back, quite a while back actually, church was this thing I learnt to understand as something that helped keep us out of the world. Now, I realise that might sound a little strange, but indulge me. ‘Being in the world but not of it’ was a phrase  I heard a lot as I […]

A while back, when I was on my home from ETech, actually, more precisely, I was on the train back to San Francisco airport I sat with a couple of people who had also been at ETech. One of them, John Sundman (or @jsundmanus) was an interesting chap, and an author. He gave me one of […]

OK, so I have not actually written anything on my blog for ages. Some of this is about time, and some of it just feeling like I didn’t have anything worth saying, or if I did, I didn’t have the skill to articulate it. That might still be the case <grin> but here goes. This […]

I was telling Mary about my 4mation group the other day. I was reflecting with her, how different it was compared to anything I have ever done in my adult Christian life. So, the link tells you about 4mation groups, and I have been invited to join one, so we are actually a 5mation (5 […]