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!
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
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
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
At church we're working through Mark's Gospel on Sunday mornings between Christmas and Easter, and I've decided to read it as my devotional reading each day as well during this time. Reading it again, I've been struck by many things, and I'm only a few chapters in! It paints a picture of Jesus far from … Continue reading Re-imagining Relationships
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