Deconstructing Destruction Fest

Once upon a time I was part of a church community comprised of people who were into punk rock, metal, goth, hardcore and more. Some of us went to a Christian metal festival in Sweden in March 2002 and came back home with a desire to start a similar festival here in London. We organised […]

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Taking Comfort In Rituals

I was helping my daughter get ready for bed. Some days it starts with giving her a bath. But this day was not a bath night. I take off what she has been wearing for the day and change her nappy. After putting on her pajamas it is time to help her brush her teeth […]

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No Borders Talk

My talk from opening night at Freakstock this year is now online and you can listen to it here. As I previously wrote in an earlier blogpost, my talk was about living a life without borders, how God’s kingdom knows no borders at what this means for those of us who choose to pursue the […]

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Inhabit Conference Birmingham

I had the immense privilege to share my story of what God is doing in my neck of the woods in East London at the Inhabit conference in Birmingham this past weekend. The goal of the Inhabit gathering is to bring like-minded practioners together to share stories of what God is doing in the local […]

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Alternatives to Foodbanks

Over the last few years we have seen the rise of foodbanks and the increase of people using them. Some of this is due to cuts by the current UK government, other reasons includes the economy not doing well in recent years with people losing jobs, etc as well as the cost of living going […]

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No Borders At Freakstock

I have been asked to come to Freakstock and kick off the week-long festival by giving a talk on opening night. The theme for this year is NeulandĀ  and I will be talking about living a life without borders, how God’s kingdom knows no borders and what this means for those isĀ  of us who […]

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Miracles & Cosumerism

Susan Hope, a British missiologist asks a rather probing question in her book, Mission-Shaped Spirituality: The Transforming Power of Mission, Is it just co-incidence that sees lightheartedness about ownership of goods as a context for healing and effective evangelism in the stories of the Early Church? “No good asking me for silver and gold- haven’t […]

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Some of My Favourite Records

Today is Record Store Day! It is a yearly event where independently owned record shops team up with artists to celebrate the world of music. For those who know me, they will know how much I love vinyl records! It is hard to choose what are my favourite records. Nevertheless, here are four records in […]

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