In which I discuss my feelings about leaving the Scargill Community after 11 months living and serving there… TFTD – August 2017 (TFTD = Tales from the Dales, in case you’ve not been keeping up!)
Mental illness is something that at the end of the day brings us to harm, so seeing it almost being idealised in society makes me feel uncomfortable. It’s important that people realise it is not something to be desired.
Around two weeks ago, I received an email that changed my life for the foreseeable future. I had spent almost a decade building a life and security within a community that looked out for me and always showed an interest in what I was doing and where I was at in life. I had virtually […]
Christ made no real distinctions between the sexes when it came to engaging with God. What’s to stop us from doing the same?
If you get a thrill out of sharing your political views on Facebook or whatever social media platform is ‘in’ right now, then far be it from me to stop you. I just fear that if I were to join in, it might cause more division than unity.
It’s been three whole days since a lone attacker detonated a bomb after a concert in Manchester, killing 22 and injuring at least 50, but the impact hasn’t subsided yet. I’m seeing a number of news items about the incident being shared on Facebook, and it seems like new information is always coming in, so people […]
Matt Redman’s ‘Blessed Be Your Name’ appears to have become a bit of a minefield, mainly due to the line “You give and take away” in the bridge. I’m going to play devil’s advocate a little bit and argue that there might actually be a degree of truth to Redman’s words.