New Wine 2018: one year on

Twelve months ago I came home from a week long Christian conference feeling tired, excited, inspired, damp and muddy. Having got back from the same conference a fortnight ago, I am just as tired, excited and enthused (slightly less damp and muddy due to the mostly glorious weather we've been having) but also struck by [...]

New Wine: Team, Tears and Triumphs

So I've done a bit of reflecting about the children who were present at Rock Solid last week, but what about the Team? The Team who led the 650 kids consisted of 125 people, youngest aged 15, with an average age of 17. They did jobs ranging from gunge tank fillers, to small group leaders, [...]

New Wine: Preteens, Prayer & Praise

On Sunday I got back home after a week camping in Somerset at a Christian gathering called New Wine. Despite what felt like none stop rain (Nathan's reaction when I got back was: 'you smell damp'), we had a wonderful time. So, at this gathering there were 14000 people who worshipped, prayed, listened, reflected and [...]