Friday morning and I’m painting in the pub…

I spent this morning in the pub painting pictures and talking to people... Through doing so I spoke with a couple about their need for hope as I gave them a painting of blue skies breaking out and hope coming... I also spoke with a man about heaven as I painted in the pub. He … Continue reading Friday morning and I’m painting in the pub…

‘Come and hear’ or ‘go and tell?’

Over the past month I have had the privilege of working with 3 Baptist Churches to help them connect with people in their communities. The people they had in mind are the vast majority who wouldn't consider attending their services or taking the initiative to engage with the Christian faith on their own accord. The … Continue reading ‘Come and hear’ or ‘go and tell?’

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 … Continue reading The Big Hearted Tour is over

‘Can these dry bones live?’ conference

I love getting invites to speak at events and offer training in outreach too. The more 'out there' the better in my opinion. Here's some thoughts from 30 minutes of teaching followed 90 minutes of application of the teaching... a good ratio I reckon!  It's from 'Can these dry bones live conference' hosted by a creative … Continue reading ‘Can these dry bones live?’ conference

Words from God’s heart to people’s hearts

"Old person! Old person!" The 4 year old boy shouted and pointed at a grey haired lady as we ventured around the shopping centre in Salford. He was certain that God wanted to bring his love and healing to someone who was, in his point of view, old. Seeing as most people over 40 look … Continue reading Words from God’s heart to people’s hearts