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 [...]

When the collar doesn’t fit

I have been having a tough couple of weeks. Possibly my toughest couple of weeks so far. Which is bizarre, as I survived Christmas, I got through Easter and I also handled an MA deadline a week before I got married alongside working. So I've been asking myself, why now has the pressure got so [...]

Holy Week as a Deacon: Maundy Thursday

10.05am After a slightly shaky start to the day (I can't find my house keys and I'm teething- yes, teething!), things are looking up as I've got a vanilla latte in hand and have consumed an almond croissant. 11.14am Disaster has struck in the church office. We've noticed that a fake Holy Trinity Formby website [...]