The Vote

The Vote

First published in The Scunthorpe Telegraph. The country has spoken. Democracy has been at work. A party has been elected to government. For it to happen, ordinary people like you…

Mental Health

Mental Health

This week on the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme Katherine Welby Roberts examined the shift in attitudes toward people with depression and anxiety. Newsnight did a great service to society…

Crossed purposes.

Crossed purposes.

“Darling that digital photo frame you bought is no good” My wife looked up from her book, “Really”, she said. “It has hardly any internal memory”, I continued, “It’s useless”….

The Glass

The Glass

As to the age old question of whether I am a “glass half full” or “glass half empty” person, I have decided that I am without doubt a “Why is…

Breathe and Eat

Breathe and Eat

Last week I took a little time trying to help a few people get to grips with their relationship with the bible. We chatted about the difference between reading scripture…

Why aren’t you mind-mapping

Why aren’t you mind-mapping

I am a public speaker. I am also a mind-mapper. Since discovering mind-mapping a couple of decades ago most of the public speakers who work closely with me have also…

What is a man to do?

What is a man to do?

Here is the scene. King David had sent his army into battle to stop a military coup dead in its tracks. His beloved son (though it seems the love was…

#SERVEHOT A cautionary tale for ministry leaders.

#SERVEHOT A cautionary tale for ministry leaders.

Having a couple of hours to spare last Friday evening, my wife and I headed out to a well established local riverside eatery for some dessert and coffee. I will…


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