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An interview with Gavin Calver – story, sin and sharing good news

Tell us a little bit about you and how you came to faith! I grew up in a Christian home, did my best to follow the faith but it didn't quite work out that way. When I was 14, I got banned from church for six months and left the church then for quite a… Continue reading An interview with Gavin Calver – story, sin and sharing good news

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An interview with Sarah Yardley – Cornwall, Creation Fest and Christianese

Tell us how you came from California to Cornwall! I started coming to the UK in the summer of 2009 and I came over every summer between 2009 and 2014. Over the course of that time I developed some phenomenal relationships, friendships and never envisioned myself living here, but really loved the people. In the… Continue reading An interview with Sarah Yardley – Cornwall, Creation Fest and Christianese

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An interview with Rachael Newham – self-harm, mental health and theology

It was fantastic to interview author Rachael Newham after having the opportunity to read her new book 'Learning to Breathe'. You can read my review here. She has been through the darkness of depression and writes from her experience which I believe has the potential to bless a lot of people and give them hope.… Continue reading An interview with Rachael Newham – self-harm, mental health and theology

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An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

I am so overjoyed that Lirika Davis has joined me on the blog this week. We first met through the Stilettos Conference in Plymouth and I was captivated by her words of encouragement and love for Christ. Lirika is a wonderful friend, a great speaker and a gifted writer and I hope that today's post… Continue reading An interview with Lirika Davis – cultures, communication and Christ

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An interview with Joel Preston – leadership, youth work and discipleship

It was great to catch up with Joel Preston who I met during my training year with South West Youth Ministries. We talked about his heart for young people, leading well and gave some top tips along the way. Thanks for joining us here Joel! Tell us a bit about you! (your faith journey, background… Continue reading An interview with Joel Preston – leadership, youth work and discipleship

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An interview with Emma Scrivener – body image, identity, suffering and community

This is one of the most encouraging & inspiring conversations that I have been a part of and I am blessed to get to share it with you! Emma Scrivener who writes over at A New Name joined me to talk about her experience of having an eating disorder and how her view of God… Continue reading An interview with Emma Scrivener – body image, identity, suffering and community

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An interview with Jo Swinney – belonging, writing and mental health

  This week Jo Swinney joins me as we talk about her writing journey, explore the meaning of 'home' and what has helped her through times of depression. You can read my book review of 'Home: The Quest to Belong' here. Happy reading! Tell us a bit about you - your background, your journey to… Continue reading An interview with Jo Swinney – belonging, writing and mental health

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An interview with author Kathryn Hitchins – writing, ethics and illness

Tell us a little about you - your life, your writing and your faith journey. I was born into a Christian family and believed and trusted in Jesus from a very young age, possibly from around four years old. I grew up going to Sunday school and Girl Crusaders and attending church holiday clubs and… Continue reading An interview with author Kathryn Hitchins – writing, ethics and illness

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An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

You don't want to miss this interview - it's an eye-opener to medical care in a place of poverty in contrast to the NHS, it will challenge you to build bridges with those who believe differently to you and that big topic of 'god and suffering' is covered by an experienced neonatologist who has seen… Continue reading An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

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An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’

I was thrilled to interview author Andy Frost - his book 'Long Story Short' gets us thinking about our lives and how our individual stories are part of a bigger narrative. I wrote a review for it here which gives a little more information about it, but for now... it's over to Andy! Why did… Continue reading An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’