4 Ways of Dealing with Disappointment

Writing this post is a little bit of therapy because I am still dealing with disappointment. It is not past tense ‘dealt’ with disappointment. It is a very present tense ordeal of ‘dealing’. Last week saw a big blow to a writing project I had spent a lot of time on. It was a learning […]

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Welcome Twenty Nineteen

Happy New Year! I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas and celebrated the New Year in a way that brought you joy. The end of 2018 for me was one of struggle. I felt a bit deflated in my writing, in my faith and in some of my relationships with others. I am not […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

  Andy Frost’s ‘Long Story Short’ brings a fresh perspective at looking at our life story – by looking away from ourselves towards a much bigger story. He challenges us to think about the story that our lives are telling. How will we be remembered? Are we looking for a life of happiness, safety and […]

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The Dignity Revolution by Daniel Darling – BOOK REVIEW

Every single person has dignity and worth. Daniel Darling takes the reader on a journey to face some of the toughest issues of our generation that can undermine the dignity of individuals who are made in the image of God. This includes racism, abortion, human trafficking, sexuality, pornography, justice systems and prisoners, the refugee crisis, […]

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The Little Things

As I said goodnight to my son and walked out slowly, pulling the door behind me, I slowly poked my head back into his room. He thought I’d left. I watched him get comfortable for the night and bring his arms across his face as he began to suck on his arm. It’s an adorable […]

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An interview with Gary Lee

Gary and his wife Mary manage Bridge Books in Exeter and I have been fortunate to work alongside them for the last year. It was a privilege to hear Gary’s story and I hope that you will be blessed by his words as much as I was. Gary and Mary Lee I didn’t have a […]

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Slowing down, not keeping up

Many of you will not know this, but I have been struggling with persistent low moods, worry and anxiety for several months. I have found myself getting angry and irritable at some pretty silly things and have had several days where I have felt completely overwhelmed. This week, after much toing and froing, I paid […]

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Take Heart by Matt Chandler – Book Review

In a culture that is increasingly turning away from Christianity, Matt Chandler has an exciting and optimistic outlook – it’s a great time to be a Christian. Faith in Christ has always thrived when it is at the margins of society. He gives a brief history by reminding the reader that the early church grew […]

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