Crying wolf? The collapse of the NHS

A lot of us have been saying that the NHS has been collapsing for years. Now, maybe you think we were crying wolf previously when there...

God and G0vernment: a book review

God and Government Edited by Nick Spencer and Jonathan Chaplin Foreword by Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury Published by London:...

Are there logs in rich people's eyes?

There’s an annoying primary school rhyme that goes, ‘I know you are, you said you are, so what am I?’ The idea is the kid has been...

Cabbage Soup for all

A recipe for cabbage soup was posted on twitter recently, positing that this soup – eaten twice a day for 4 days – would see someone...

Healthy eating on £23/week

Budget menus abound on the internet, but what I’ve rarely seen with them is a calculation of whether keeping to that menu can meet one’s...

When leadership isn't serving

I have often wondered about the passage in Acts where the apostles appoint seven leaders to specifically oversee the distribution of food...

Individualism left and right

One of the things that I have been thinking about a bit over the last few years is the balance between individualism and collectivism in...

Is Jesus a social justice campaigner?

This morning I started listening to Dr Sean McDowell with Greg Koukl about ‘what was the mission of Jesus?’, based on Koukl’s 2021 book,...

An exercise in frustation

21st February 2022 I’m running an experiment in frustration this week. My sister is two weeks away from being due to give birth, though...

Standing to worship: why it matters

We think that we have an emotion, and our body then responds with the appropriate physiological response. One of my psychology lecturers...

Love always trusts: when racism isn't.

My church currently runs weekly evening sessions where we get to discuss or hear about slightly ‘wider’ issues or perhaps one might say...

Ramblings following loss

It used to be that I was part of a team of people with chronic illness who researched and wrote about the government’s actions on social...