Category: Family

When Pain Comes Knocking At Your Door

‘Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received…’ Ephesians 4:1 I’m 33 and was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at the beginning of summer ’17. My

Salvation in the Slums: A Family Legacy

My great-grandfather was born in 1905 in a tenement block in Townhead, Glasgow. He was born into extreme poverty with an alcoholic father, a chaotic home life and a mother who pawned anything and everything

Loving Jesus, The Church & Your Husband As a Pastor’s Wife

A Review of The Pastor’s Wife by Gloria Furman When Mez gave me this book to read I was in two minds about how helpful it would be. I’ve read books like this before and

What Should I Tell My Kids About Santa?

In a recent conversation with another church planter’s wife, she asked me the question ‘What did you tell your girls about Santa?’ I thought this would make a good blog for this time of year.

The New Urban Crisis: When Nothing Is Trickling Down

This post is the second in a three part review of Richard Florida’s book, ‘The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It’. PART 1 Last time we