Hope when faith fails

By January 24, 2020 Blog, blogging, teaching

Here’s me presenting the Daily Service for Radio 4, based around Mark 9:20-24. Thanks so much to all of you who have been praying Share…FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestStumbleUponDiggemail

Body Neutral and the Bible

By January 7, 2020 Blog

The Best Me January is a very confused month. On the one hand, ‘time to treat yourself! Book a holiday! Schedule in time-out. Nurture, regroup, recover.’ On the other, ‘Time to discipline yourself. Rein in all the excess. Work harder, achieve more, be The Best You.’ So what is ‘The Best Me?’ Our culture traditionally offers two answers to this question. The first is to focus on physical change aka Getting A New Body (through fitness, diet, surgery or whatever). …Read More

A Hope-filled New Year – whatever we face

By January 1, 2020 Blog

One from the archives…   This year.  You can have Hope. Whatever you’re facing; (and even if you’re refusing to face it). Not a wishy-washy sense that everything will be okay. Not a feeling or a temperament. Not a stake in something that can be torn away. Hope. Not something you work up by yourself. Not dependent on those around you. Not about your house or your health or your happiness. Hope. Not for other people. Not for when you’ve earned it …Read More