I don’t know, perhaps I’m the only one, but sometimes church buildings seem a darn sight more impressive than the people they house.
Protecting our children from ‘stranger danger’ in 2017 I recently attended an ‘E-Safety’ presentation at my children’s junior school. As someone who spends a lot of time online, I wasn’t expecting to learn much, but I found the evening to be a real eye-opener. When we were children, being aware of ‘stranger danger’ was looking […]
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the iconic ‘Desert Island Discs’ programme. Now a favourite on Radio 4, it was first broadcast on the BBC Forces Programme on the 29th January 1942. Each week a guest, called a ‘castaway’, is asked to choose eight musical recordings, a book and a luxury item that they […]
So if I’m honest, I’m not the most romantic bloke in the world. It’s not outside of my skillset but it just doesn’t happen naturally at times, so Valentines’ day can be a bit stressful. I had a look at the history of Valentines’ day, and was surprised to see that Valentine was a Christian […]
I know all too well the impact that gambling can have not only on the gambler but also on friends, relatives and colleagues. By the age of 49 I had lost hundreds of thousands of pounds due to this terrible addiction. Gambling landed me in the criminal justice system for over eighteen years, ten of […]
The world seems to be getting more and more unsettled, so much conflict and distress right across the world. I don’t know about you but often I find myself thinking that it’s all spiralling out of control and that actually there is nothing I can do, and that puts me way out of my comfort […]
Before defeating the Philistines, King David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I go and attack the Philistines? Will you deliver them into my hands?” The Lord answered him, “Go, for I will surely deliver the Philistines into your hands.” After successfully defeating them at Baal Perazim, they came up again and spread out in the […]
We’re all addicts of some sort, so be addicted – just be addicted to something better.
Dir: Mel Gibson Starring: Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths. Reviewed by Matt Adcock (@Cleric20) “What you did on that ridge is nothing short of a miracle …” War is absolute hell but occasionally there are still angels to found – even on the battlefield and this ‘based on […]
Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale follow on from their success with Why Suffering? with their new book, Jesus Among Secular Gods. Read our full review here.