"Hello!" I look up from the painful task of applying more antiseptic and a plaster to a blister. An hour after leaving the albergue in Tosantos where I spent the night, I already seemed to have gained another to add to the many that are firmly embedded on my feet. The shout comes from Andrew, … Continue reading Camino de Santiago: Day 11
I was lucky enough to go to a thought-provoking conference, God in the Concrete today, a gathering of Think Tanks who have been talking about about enabling churches to become safe places and sanctuaries for young people once more. It was inspiring to hear Sam Wells apply his book The Nazareth Manifesto to the theology of … Continue reading God in the Concrete
Tongues of rage Lick the heads of those gathered, No longer together In that one place. You are not welcome here. The spirit of your heart does not Quake in time with ours. And you wear the wrong clothes. Go home. I thought I saw your mouth open As the drones came that day … Continue reading Pentecost
Just got back from taking the 8-13s on an overnight camping trip to Sussex. The trip was part of Justin Welby’s Thy Kingdom Come Campaign 2017 which reminds us of our call, as Christians, to journey deeper with God and to pray for our friends and family. With lots of help from Lucy Moore’s excellent … Continue reading Camping Trip
It was a real pleasure to worship at St. Joseph the Worker, Accra on Sunday and to spend a week learning more about the Anglican Church in Ghana. More blog posts to follow!
Beautiful Valentine's Day cards made by our Messy Church congregation for people who might live on their own or are unwell this week. It reminds me of the importance of community and togetherness in a city that is said to be one of the loneliest in the world. Olivia Laing, author of The Lonely City … Continue reading Messy Church