God is not a one hit wonder

Back in November, I wrote about an amazing experience I had, Surprised by God. And at the time, if I’m honest, a little part of me thought, ‘well, that’s amazing…now it’s time to get on with it’. So, I dug deep, found my ‘Dunkirk spirit’, donned my British stiff upper lip and decided to march […]

When your pastor has an affair…

Years ago, I was part of a thriving, lively church, with a lovely pastor, who had an affair. I arrived at church one Sunday morning, all expectant for a great service, but there was an unexpected somber tone to the meeting. At the end, it was announced that one of the pastors had admitted to […]

The lies we believe…

Obsessive Comparison Disorder is officially a thing. Apparently, it’s what happens when you spend too much time on social media and develop an anxiety that your life isn’t quite as good as everyone else’s. I read about it recently, googled and discovered there’s even support groups and online networks for sufferers. The symptoms include obsessive […]

Liar, liar, pants on fire. 

I told a lie once. Ok, to be fair, I’m sure in my lifetime, I’ve probably fudged the truth more than once, but this one sticks out because it was such an extraordinary whopper.  It was a long time ago, in a previous job and I’d made a fairly catastrophic (accidental) error on a project. […]

A dirty little secret…

Recently, I’ve been following the devastating story of a US Christian personality who’s been on trial facing charges of child sexual assault. Yesterday, he was given a 40-year sentence and in summing up, the judge said, “I’m having a lot of trouble trying to reconcile two people in one orange jumpsuit before me; there’s the Christian man […]