Tavelling alone just aint the same…

So here I am travelling up to St Andrews to join the Scottish New Wine Gathering called CLAN (it’s not as Brave-heart as it sounds, it stands for Christians Linked Across the Nation, less sword fighting and more worship and teaching…) I’m travelling alone as I have friends there that I’m staying with. Indeed the…

Big Hearted tour in the East

It took some motivation, but after two large cups of coffee I eventually managed to unload the van of all the boxes and big-hearted resources that I used over these past 4 days, including all my clowning and magic show equipment and a 20 foot art installation called ‘before I die I want to…’ It’s…

It’s late and I’m on the bus home from prison…

I’ve just spent the day in prison. Well it’s called a ‘Secure Education Centre’ but it’s really more a prison for children age 13-18, even though there is an amazing educational staff and centre there. These boys don’t go anywhere unaccompanied inside the centre and there is no way they could ever escape. I shadowed…

Big Hearts in the East Midlands Baptist Association

This is my take on the 1st leg of the Big Hearted Tour! You can read it on the BU site here or below: I’ve literally just got back from 4 days touring the EMBA on the first of the big-Hearted Tour. 550 miles later, 12 different events, speaking to over 700 Baptists and countless…

Big Hearted Tour starts!

So here I am with my travel buddy Joel Mercer, a perspective baptist minister and we’re sipping on some cold drinks reflecting on our morning so far: The tour with the East MIDLANDS Baptist Association kicked off with a time of prayer at Littleover Baptist Church. Not your usual somber affair but rather quite a…

Painting the gospel – ‘Jesus the name above all names’

…article in  Christian Today. Last weekend I became President of the Baptist Union at our annual assembly in London. The year long role is going to be exhilarating as I’m embarking on a ‘Big-hearted’ tour, working with as many Baptist churches as possible in evangelism visiting each of the 13 associations around the UK. I…