It's spring conference season in the UK. A conference season with the added spice that we are only a couple of months away from a general election which appears to be the most open in living memory, if not of all time. The traditional two party system is under threat by insurgents from both left … Continue reading Enough is enough – Why I think the Green Surge is happening
This World is beautiful. I mean, not just quite pretty, but absolutely mind-blowingly, outstandingly, breathtakingly, stunningly beautiful to the extent that, sometimes, all you can do is stand and stare in sheer awe. I took the photograph above on the Isle of Arran, just off the west coast of Scotland. It's an island which has … Continue reading Bad caretakers
This afternoon I was in a meeting at work. It was one of those meetings which had no obvious purpose, but still filled its allotted time. One of those meetings which turned into people, justifiably, moaning about being overworked with no light at the end of the tunnel. One of those meetings which made you … Continue reading Whose work is it anyway?
Today, the Scottish Parliament debate and vote on the Equal Marriage Bill. This is a bill which has seen divisions widened in Scottish society and the Church as well. For Biblical reasons (which I may expand upon at another time) I support the bill. However, there are many within the Church who, for equally valid, … Continue reading A prayer about the Equal Marriage Bill in Scotland. And beyond.
Then, the King said, "I was hungry and you told me that it was my own fault for being lazy and believing that I was entitled to help from hard working families and that I'd probably spent all of my money on alcohol, cigarettes and drugs anyway. I was thirsty and you assumed that I … Continue reading A modern interpretation of Matthew 25:31-46