All Life Matters

I was in England on a school trip, singing eight-part harmony, high church spiritual songs in grand cathedrals, when news of the IRA ceasefire broke. As teenagers we were overjoyed, though few of us had directly experienced the impact of The Troubles. And then we went back to singing our songs, returning to life as … Read moreAll Life Matters

Abiding

By the time I left college I had heard quite a lot about ‘abiding’. There’s a strong emphasis on spiritual formation in Methodist ministerial training,the sense being that you can always read a book about something to learn more facts, but if you aren’t abiding ‘in Christ’ your ministry is going to be fruitless. I … Read moreAbiding