I like polls, I like voting on things whether the vote has consequence or not, and it’s fair to say that the polls on this blog are of no consequence at all (other than giving us a chance to express our opinions without ever having
A friend of mine, Adam, sent me the following tip: “Anyway, Josh Harris from Covenant life church (CJ’s church, now led by Josh Harris) has done a 7pt series on Affluenza on his blog – check out www.joshharris.com You’ll find a link there to a
I’ve realised that I haven’t completed a series of posts I started in November on the 3 main aims I saw from greater community living. They were Authentic Mission, Increased Generosity and at last now the aim of Greater Simplicity. Simplicity can seem a mile
I enjoy being provoked in my faith by thinkers from other disciplines. So if you have 13 minutes to think about compassion and why you aren’t always compassionate, then watch this film by psychologist Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence.
It occurred to me today that I’ve been actively blogging for a while now and it turns out that I started this blog on the 18th December 2006. So The Simple Pastor has turned one and I didn’t even realise, which isn’t unusual when it
…happens to be partly owned by me. We’ve just upgraded our website and I’ve just spent the last forty minutes or so updating all the links from books I’ve reviewed on this site (currently 33 of them). I doubt the sales will ever amount to
“This text speaks of the birth of a child, not the revolutionary deed of a strong man, or the breath-taking discovery of a sage, or the pious deed of a saint. It truly boggles the mind: The birth of a child is to bring about
Well, the big news of recent months for me is that Emma and I are expecting a little Whittall some time in the middle of July, which will join the bursting nursery at North Shrewsbury Community Church. Yet more food for thought. I confess to