On Volunteering

At the end of May, the churches in Hunsdon, Widford and Wareside all had their annual meetings, with a report […]

Using Christian Language

By the time you read this, we will be well into the season of Lent, so called because of the […]

Clergy and Politics

The Apostle Paul wrote a letter to encourage the young church in the city of Philippi.  In it, he stressed […]

Valuing the Old Ways

Forty years ago, I spent my Sunday evenings listening to the Radio 1 Top 40 Chart Show.  It was by […]

Everyone the Same

About two weeks ago, I read a simple plea that brought a wry smile to my lips.  It said simply, […]

Cultivating Community

Last month, I had the privilege of being asked to bring my voice and my guitar to be part of […]

The Tyranny of the Urgent

There are different ways of relating to the telephone.  Some people always rush to answer.  Some have a look at […]

On Violence

It will be old news by the time you read this, but as I write, the world is coming to […]


You may have come across “Chaos Theory”, and in particular its most famous illustration, the “Butterfly Effect.”  This suggests that […]