‘All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small’. So sang the man as he got onto the train at Liverpool Street. For the next 5-10 minutes, until he got off the train at Stratford, this man preached to everyone in the carriage. Initial requests of ‘Can you be quiet please?’ changed after a […]
To quote Noddy Holder ‘It’s Chriiiiiiiiiisssssstmaaaaassss’ (nearly). One of the words used at Christmas is ‘incarnate’. That basically means in human form, made flesh. The Son of God ‘incarnates’ himself as a man. He came down to earth in human form to get alongside us, share our life and experiences, so he could help / […]
A few times when I was at the gym training for the half Ironman, I would be on the treadmill and just give up. I would be running well, and be on around 45 minutes, slight knee pain, bit of discomfort but ok, then I would just literally stop running, switch off the machine and […]
In the job I now have at CVM it is difficult to hide the fact that I am a Christian, it’s sort of obvious as just about all we do is about introducing 1,000,000 men to Jesus Christ. Even before that I was pastoring a church and before that a Chaplain for a drug rehabilitation […]
I was shocked to learn that over 65% of marital affairs begin in the workplace and I began to pray about why this might be. Suddenly the answers hit me like a brick. Firstly, we spend the majority of the week at work away from our partner and if your house is anything like ours […]
One of the big challenges that I faced in the workplace, especially within a sales environment, would be the pressure put on by my boss to lie, or exaggerate the truth a little, just do or say anything to get the sale especially if there were a few zeros on the end of the selling […]
Finding names for things is a real challenge. Take Gardening as an example – there seems to be an infinite variety in plants and most of them have names. I struggle to identify what is a weed and what is a proper plant, never mind their names, especially when they are in Latin. Maxime Planta […]
Men need adventure, challenge and risk – but these things are often discouraged in church. Although our official mission is one of adventure, the actual mission of most churches is making people feel safe and secure.