Here’s the video of our later After Eight which includes a helpful interview with Sophie Killingley based around Aimee Byrd’s book “Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.” We want this to be the start, not the end of the conversation.
In an earlier post on rest and restlessness, I said that we are likely to be able to help each other in the area of getting rest if we start with a better approach to work. I then went on to say that we often see work as a necessary evil and that prevents usContinue reading “How do we talk about work?”
What do you enjoy doing around the house? I love making deserts like rice pudding I would say that’s my gift. I enjoy making them and I enjoy sharing in eating them with others. I don’t mind getting out in the garden and cutting the lawn either. I’m not so keen on drying up orContinue reading ““Put me to what you will…” What the Covenant Renewal service says about our view of gifts and ministry”
One of the most read, most quoted, most promoted books amongst Christian leaders is “The Reformed Pastor” by Richard Baxter. Baxter was a minister who served in Kidderminster at the time of the English Civil War. The book describes his methods in seeking to care spiritually for his parish. It is also one of theContinue reading “Pastoring in a pandemic”
It’s a busy Sunday morning at the end of a busy week, I’ve preached twice, tried to resolve some technical hitches and followed all that up with a pastoral conversation. Then I find myself sitting in the church lounge sobbing thinking “I can’t go on anymore.” A conversation with another elder who just happens toContinue reading ““I trace the rainbow through the rain” Anxiety, Depression and Burnout”