Consuming People

Just trying to catch up on some reading and came across this quote in Youthwork from comedian Russell Brand: “I’ve tried long-term relationships but I’ve got a fast-moving internal mechanism. There’s a tyranny of choice, endless options. You buy loads of washing machines, cars, jeans – why not consume people in the same way?” So how would you answer that?

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Book Review: What matters most?

This is another book review and although the subject matter is different (youth ministry) from the norm it’s title ‘what matters most?‘ is a good question. Doug Fields essentially calls people to say ‘no’ more often, that over-busyness can kill the soul, that saying ‘yes’ to everything and everyone leads to a crash. At the heart of our society is the view that we must be busy to be meaningful, the more purpose, drive, action we have the better.In contrast of course there’s a whole generation that have the opposite…

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