Rainbow Coloured!

Differences are in the news again at the moment and will increasingly be so as the Election approaches. We’ve had the news about the Chelsea ‘fans’ forcing a black person off a train with racist chants and threatening behaviour. We’ve had the troubles around the so called ‘Islamic State’ and their treatment of those who … Continue reading Rainbow Coloured!

Happy Birthday Facebook

On Tuesday 4th February, mark Zuckerberg, one of the founders of Facebook, posted that it was Facebook’s tenth anniversary. Over those ten years Facebook has become a modern phenomenon, going from a small university community website to a globe spanning brand and social media site, that plays a part in the daily lives of many … Continue reading Happy Birthday Facebook

The man who turned his home into a public library

Just read this wonderful post on the BBC News website. I'd love to try something like that here! Tried a bring and share book scheme at church over Summer, but would love to expand it beyond to the local community in some way. BBC News - The man who turned his home into a public … Continue reading The man who turned his home into a public library

Review: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne My rating: 5 of 5 stars I've had this book on my shelves for a while now - picked it up at the Greenbelt festival a few years back but it got put away with the rest of the stuff I'd picked up whilst … Continue reading Review: The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

You Don’t Have to go to Church to be a Christian

But it sure helps! From time to time I hear people talk about their faith and spirituality. ‘I am a Christian, but I don’t go to church. I don’t believe in organised religion.’ I must confess there are times when I sympathise with them! Whilst Jesus preached a Gospel of love, the church has practised … Continue reading You Don’t Have to go to Church to be a Christian