“I am forsaken by God.”

‘I am forsaken by God’ read the small sign on the belly of a man who is a crack addict. He’s also a Muslim by background and culture and I’ve got to know him over the years from the streets. I shared my lunch with him as we sat on the ground, enjoying a few…

“Do I still yearn for your glory to lighten on me?”

I have spent the past three days at Breakout gathering, a time for pioneers across the streams of churches to gather and support one another as well as have some direction and input. Roy Searle led us to consider the ancient Celts to help us pioneer today. Their Rhythm and Patterns in connecting with God…

Everyone you meet is a potential disciple of Jesus.

I wrote this article for this Autumns Baptists Together magazine. Enjoy: Everyone you meet is a potential disciple of Jesus. Everyone. The first friends of Jesus were plucked from one way of life and work and plonked into a new role of heralding and showing the coming Kingdom of God. Fishermen to fishers of men….

Serving as chaplain on Bardsey…

Last week I got to serve as chaplain on the beautiful island of Bardsey. It’s a far cry from city centre chaplaincy but the principles stay the same: love Jesus and hope that others may also come to love him too. It really is a privilege to serve as chaplain as I got to do…

A community cafe with a heart for the community…

I’ve left with a spring in my step and a hope that more and more churches could emulate their heart for the community and be proactive in reaching people, like St Marks community cafe are. I’m on my way home from Bristol thinking about my experience in a vibrant community cafe today. The best way…

Breakout pioneer gathering- have you booked?

Just a quick reminder to all my pioneer friends to get your tickets to this years Breakout. I have the JOY of being part of the team that organise and plan each year and this year will be such a treat! Click here to get your tickets.

Sharing faith

My co-worker Revd Glyn Jones has recently written some insights to sharing faith. It’s awesome what he’s written. Enjoy! A student has asked me any thoughts on sharing faith so here are mine – for what it’s worth… Become more yourself – no more and no less, that is the way God made you and…

It’s been one of those “It was meant to be” kind of days…

I’ve heard a number of times recently from people I’ve met the phrase “It was meant to be…” Today was no exception as a lady in the pub was prayed for. It was the first time she had been ‘out’ in 7months apart from hospital appointments. At the time of being prayed for by one…