The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (25/9/16)

Another week, another seven… 1) Why do we celebrate our inspirational Paralympians, but abort the disabled in the womb? – A moving exposure of the double-standards our culture keeps when it comes to disability, abortion, and life. 2) Loneliness will be the next great money spinner – This popped up in The Guardian this week, exploring where our culture’s increasing isolationism could … More The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (25/9/16)

Primer, Theological ‘Fast-food’ & Staying Sharp Together – An Interview with David Shaw

Along with the inflatable crocodile and Kubb, I tend to find that summer holidays are a good time to prioritise packing some fiction into my suitcase. (Sadly life somehow feels too chaotic the rest of the year to follow through on a novel – or perhaps it’s just that now I get most of my story-telling through the medium … More Primer, Theological ‘Fast-food’ & Staying Sharp Together – An Interview with David Shaw

The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (18/9/16)

  Seven links for your weekend – many of which seem to begin with a number. I’m sure this is just a coincidence and has nothing to do with me being obsessed with lists… 1) The Life They Never Expected: Andrew and Rachel Wilson on Raising Special-Needs Kids – The Wilson’s recent book, The Life They Never Expected, offers their sincere musings … More The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (18/9/16)

Life Explored, Telling Stories & The Character of God – An Interview with Nate Morgan-Locke

It was great fun to chat with Nate Morgan-Locke recently, co-writer and co-presenter of the new Life Explored resource. Nate is an associate evangelist for Christianity Explored Ministries and serves on the staff team at St Bart’s Church, Bath. We talked through the vision and story behind LE, as well as the value in telling stories as part of our … More Life Explored, Telling Stories & The Character of God – An Interview with Nate Morgan-Locke

The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (11/9/16)

Seven links and not a single one about airpods… 1) How technology disrupted the truth – A long read, but fascinating stuff. 2) Ten Words of Advice for New Theological College Students – Term is kicking off in Bible colleges & seminaries across the world. This time four years ago I was beginning my time at Oak Hill – … More The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (11/9/16)

Starting Out in Children’s Ministry by Alison Mitchell – A Review

Despite now being in my seventh-year working for a church and being a trained-up Anglican curate (not to mention the fact that I now rock up at church with a couple of my own kids in tow), the very thought of children’s ministry is still enough to bring me out in a cold sweat! So I thank God … More Starting Out in Children’s Ministry by Alison Mitchell – A Review

The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (4/9/16)

Usual deal. Pull up a chair… 1) 20 Quick Tips to Improve Your Productivity – Earlier this year I reviewed Tim Challies’ excellent little book on productivity, but these 20 tips are a good way to get thinking about how to work more effectively. 2) The Pastor as Chief Visitor – An Answer to Thomas Rainer – There’s been a … More The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (4/9/16)

Go Chatter, Video Ministry, & That John Lewis Ad Re-Make – An Interview with Dan Rackham

It was a joy to recently interview Dan Rackham. Dan is the man behind the ‘Loved This Christmas’ John Lewis advert re-make in December 2015, which had over 135,000 views online, and was shared at over 500 events last Christmas. He now works as a Digital Content Evangelist under the banner of Go Chatter, whilst living in Liverpool. In … More Go Chatter, Video Ministry, & That John Lewis Ad Re-Make – An Interview with Dan Rackham

The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (28/8/16)

Whether you’ve got a seat on the train or whether you’re stuck sitting on the floor, we hope you can still make yourself comfortable and find these seven an encouragement… 1) The God of the Olympians – Ah, hurrah for Team GB! But did you notice just how many sportspeople at the Rio Olympics seemed to be … More The Sunday Refill – 7 Links for Your Weekend (28/8/16)