I remember that until I lived in Brazil, back in 2008, I hadn’t actually seen a dead body. Sure, I had been to funerals like so many of us, but unless it was an open casket, I had no experience of this at all. After living in Brazil for just a short time, I did. […]
During this time of lock down we are having to remember that waiting on the Lord is part of the Christian’s life experience. It’s not easy for active mission focused men to be patient but as David said in one of his many times of struggle “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and […]
I am not going to mention the word that is filling the news and most conversation at the moment (but it has one of my favourite beers in it). Instead hopefully Im going to encourage you for the months ahead……….. Spring officially started on 20th March, and already you can see the temperature slowly beginning to rise, […]
It’s quiet, I can hear the birds singing, the wind blowing through the trees; something has happened and I am alert in the quietness. It’s called self-isolation! What is happening, I’m out in my car travelling to Cambridge, as I pass Tesco’s the car park is full to overflowing, later driving past Waitrose the car […]
Many years ago, I remember being asked “who are you when no-one is watching?” It came as a bit of a challenge at the time because I could not say, hand on heart, that my private life quite lived up to my public life. There were never massive issues in my life, but there were […]
It’s often said that life is more about the journey than the destination. Arthur Ashe, to date the only African-American male tennis player to win the U.S. Open and Wimbledon, said “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” But what would we say as followers of Jesus? For longer than I can […]
We ended the blog on Good Friday by saying; ‘This is my burial. This is my death. This is my Jesus.’ Here’s the thing, this lady we read about on Good Friday in Luke 7:37-38, in using her own burial perfume seems to be saying this is my death! What she didn’t realise is was […]
Life goes by so quickly, next year I will be a young 50 year old, I can’t actually believe this and you know what, I’m finding it hard to accept. I’ve been thinking a lot about the word ‘legacy’. A legacy is something you leave behind and for the most part in Western society it’s […]
The nerd-em-up story moves at breakneck speed and the climactic showdown is the stuff of legend, liable to discussed for years to come.
Sex is a weapon in this brutal espionage-em-up which sees Jennifer Lawrence star as Dominika Egorova, a prima ballerina, who becomes coerced into a dangerous high-level intelligence operation.