Bloggers are blogging everywhere about something. Make it a good one Paul!

So many breakthrough stories begin with a hopeless situation. A widow facing the impending death of her son followed shortly by her own, a city under siege where the people are starving to death and considering eating their children, or a nation incapable of constantly following God and keeping

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Jesus said, "I have come that you may have life and that you may have it to the full/ more abundantly", depending on which translation of the bible you are reading. He didn’t say, “I have come to bore you to death with preaching”, nor did he promise to impress you with long arguments, or even

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After a successful teaching tour involving some pretty significant miracles, Jesus made a return visit to his hometown. Unlike the contestants on the X-Factor reality show, who revisit their own communities as newly-made celebs to a rapturous welcome from their friends and families who have

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The great and the good assembled in rows according to their rank under the cloudless sky, for the dedication of the latest extravagance of this most ambitious regime. The relentless sun beat down on the multitude as they shielded their eyes to gaze at the shining golden figure in the centre of

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Father Andrzej, a monk from Poland and a very dear friend, looks up from the table. One of the other guests says "I think Atyets Anjay wishes to say something." He smiles and says "Be human!"

As a Catholic priest he is, of course, very interested in being holy.

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I was very moved as I reflected on the words of Christina Rosetti in the Christmas Carol: In the bleak midwinter.

"Our God, heaven cannot hold him, Nor earth sustain,

Heaven and earth shall flee away when he comes to reign.

In the bleak midwinter a

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After the long, drawn out process of escaping from Egypt, Moses found himself on the far side of the Red Sea facing a sea of refugees, accompanied by a huge number of sheep and goats. They must have looked really odd: undernourished, unwashed, weary and apprehensive, but dressed in

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The message of Jesus is full of extremes. His opening speech talks about good news for the poor, prisoners released and freedom from oppression. He goes on to demonstrate great authority: healing desperately sick people, even raising dead people to life—that’s four days dead, not

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Following the decision by DCM not to show the short movie advert for prayer from the Church of England, let’s take a look at this controversial prayer. It's really a lesson in prayer from Jesus, given to his disciples. (Taken from Mark 6:9-13 ESV)

Our Father in

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