Ministry · Parish

Thou shalt not blaspheme the holy Rev

A little earlier today I posted a link to this article about the BBC Sitcom “Rev”, I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous about such a post but mainly because I have a strong dislike for the Guardian rather than because I had a fore-sense of the response I would get. It’s seems my… Continue reading Thou shalt not blaspheme the holy Rev

Church of England · Leadership · Ministry


Some time ago I met up unexpectedly with James Lawrence from CPAS at the 2011 CRE. At the time I was in my first year of a new post, having finished my curacy and taken the role as team vicar in my current parish. James asked me if I could write a few things about… Continue reading Transitions

Church · Church of England · Leadership · Ministry

Uneven Ground

I recently posted about my changing views, understanding of the theology of human sexuality. I deliberatly did not enter directly into the question of marriage. This is partly because, despite nearly 15 years of experience as a married man, I still don’t really feel equipped to comment directly on the nature of marriage. While I… Continue reading Uneven Ground

Ministry · Parish · Politics

What good can come out of Nazareth?

(or What complete Twit-ter!)   A few days ago I got to the point where I felt I needed to take a hiatus from Twitter.  This was never going to be a prolonged departure, I value my community of friends too much for that.  But I have over a period of some time got more… Continue reading What good can come out of Nazareth?