This card was handed out on the London Underground today. It is a message of hatred and judgement based solely on first impressions due to somebody's appearance and, understandably, it has caused a bit of a Twitterstorm. So, I'd like to share some words with Overweight Haters Ltd which sum up how to view your … Continue reading A message to “Overweight Haters Ltd”
https://youtu.be/vlUXh4mx4gI The Church of England have brought out this fantastic video, showing many people from many different backgrounds, reciting the Lord's Prayer. The idea is that prayer is for everybody, not just for a select few. Digital Cinema Media (DCM), the ad agency who supply the UK's three largest cinema chains, have decided not to … Continue reading Let’s #JustPray for a bit of perspective
Extremist = bad Fundamentalist = bad Moderate = good These three things are held true by most people when it comes to religion. The extremist kills, the fundamentalist hates and the moderate is nice and warm and fluffy. So, why do I want to be an extremist? Why do I want to be a fundamentalist? … Continue reading Why I want to be an extremist and a fundamentalist
This is a short sermon I preached two days after the attacks in Paris which left over 120 people dead and many more injured. There was a baptism during the service, which is alluded to briefly. The reading for the day was Hebrews 10:11-14 & 19-25. “Let us hold on firmly to the hope … Continue reading Love over hate following the Paris terrorist attacks.
Today is Remembrance Sunday. Once again, at 11am, a nation stopped and contemplated those who have fought and died in wars in the last century and a bit. It's also a time when some people get very angry over the most futile of things, or twist the meaning of the day for whatever reason. … Continue reading Never forget – Never again