Stephen Nolan has done a programme for the BBC as an atheist who wants to believe in something, but apart from religion never ‘clicking’ with him, he has objections to Christianity, particularly due to Northern Ireland’s violent, sectarian past.

As a Christian I admit to being uncomfortable with many of…

Since lent started I have not browsed my Twitter timeline or scanned the trending topics. I used to spend probably about an hour or more over the course of a day checking to see what was new or trying to write engaging tweets or tweeting replies to people.

What have…

Far better than it had any right to be.

The spiritual successor of Jet Set Radio Future.

Mike Stoklasa would say it was inspired by Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Yesterday’s Enterprise” and if he hasn’t he should.

Just like Star Trek: Lower Decks was made by people who love Star Trek, Into the Spider-Verse was made by people who love Spider-Man. I like Spider-Man, I’m not a huge fan, but I could feel the love coming through with every frame.

The Kingpin was like an evil Bruce Wayne and having not read the comics I was not ready for Aunt May being an Alfred-figure.

“Why can’t they both lose?”

It’s not that I have something against Australia as a nation, but I think their government’s proposed tax on Facebook linking to news content is a mistake.

This year I have given up Twitter for lent. Unfortunately this means my main writing outlet is not available so I must resume writing on Medium.

Luke 16:1–17

At first glance this parable makes little sense. There is a man who is the manager of an estate, who is not even repentant when it becomes known he has been wasting his master’s resources. This man then decides that before his master gets a chance to fire him he…

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

My church has just started a series on the Gospel of John and the preacher of the first sermon was reminding us of the centrality of the Trinity in how we need to…

I have been reading and discussing the story of Joseph recently with my fellowship group and while there is unfathomable symbolism in the story that I would love to dive into, one of the great overt themes of immediate pastoral significance is forgiveness.

‘Complete’ forgiveness?

My fellowship group got into a discussion…

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