Play vs. Practice

I was having lunch the other day with a friend who’s a musician. He shared how he was starting to give piano lessons to youngsters as a way to supplement his income. My friend talked about how he wanted his budding young proteges to avoid piano practice and just play between their weekly lessons. Play […]

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Fruit Of The Loom

The first followers of Jesus in the book of Acts were initially known by their fruit. They were known for the way they radically cared for people such as the way they shared everything they had with one another, including with people who did not share the same views as them. It was once remarked […]

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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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