Holy socks!

It's become part of 'what we do' for our students at every residential at The Light Project College. Every Sunday after lunch we send our students out with a gift to give away and yesterday each student received a pair of socks. The challenge to them was to carry the socks and look for someone … Continue reading Holy socks!

Serving as chaplain on a remote island without electricity or WiFi.

So, what do you actually do for nearly 2 weeks on an island without WiFi and electricity? Check out this short film from Chris’ latest experience of serving as Bardsey Island Chaplain.

Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…

Today we had a short time of outreach in the market in Peterborough. As a small team we had lunch together at the market with the desire to then reach out and bless the market stall holders. Overall the response was fairly negative. No one seemed to want fruit or sweets and were quite suspicious … Continue reading Sometimes it’s hard sharing the joys of Christmas…

Apathy in the UK: do we care enough to tell others about Jesus?

How can we be bolder and more effective in sharing the gospel? Successful evangelists and BMS World Mission workers Ben Francis and Chris Duffett share their expertise. This article is from the new engage magazine by BMS world mission. When it comes to evangelism, Ben Francis and Chris Duffett know a thing or two. Ben … Continue reading Apathy in the UK: do we care enough to tell others about Jesus?

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 … Continue reading 4 reasons why all ministers should have a sabbatical

THANK YOU to all those who followed ‘be the light’ in 2014

Here's a review of my blog from the WordPress.com helper monkeys who have kindly prepared a 2014 annual report for me. Gosh, what kindness. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 33,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera … Continue reading THANK YOU to all those who followed ‘be the light’ in 2014