4 reasons why all ministers should have a sabbatical

I really love my job. I’m in my second week of a 3 month writing Sabbatical and I realise that perhaps I love my job a  bit too much. I’m going to miss what I do. Lots. I count it an immense privilege to do what I do it’s an ache not doing it, which I guess has prompted me to write…

God healing people through stick men pictures? Real strange.

Over the past few days I’ve seen some strange stuff. Real strange. I want to be honest with you, it’s shocked me a bit as to what’s happened. I should be used to it, but I just can’t accept it as the norm… yet. So, what is this strange phenomenon I have witnessed? Well, I…

The Big Hearted Tour is over

  The Big Hearted Tour is over and I feel like I’ve just got started! Don’t get me wrong, I haven’t twiddled my thumbs for 12 months wondering what to do. This year has been jam-packed as I have visited every association and spoken at over 120 different gatherings ranging from youth events to cream…

Expect Great Things From God

This article first appeared on the Baptist Union web site which you can see here. I was invited to answer questions in my children’s school yesterday on why I am a Baptist minister and what it is like serving as President of the BUGB. I wasn’t expecting it, but most of the questions turned out to be…