I have decided that what I write in my blogs must firstly be honest to myself, honest to other people and honest to God. I realise that I may upset a few people and may be un-subscribed, un-followed or un-friended. I am going to say what I believe […]
I was the founder of Karuna Action (formerly Kingscare) and was the director for 24 years. I have now handed control over to younger people but continue as an advisor and trustee.
My passion is to see extreme poverty eliminated and to see justice for the powerless.
For much of my life I felt that I was going to this life forever. O.K., I knew that I would have to die someday, but that seemed in the far distant future. Then 13 years ago, at the age of 59, I had a stroke and came […]
Lord, I want to dream again. When I have followed my dreams my life has been fulfilled. When I have ignored my dreams I have become stagnant. What do I do now that some of my dreams have come true? Do I just glory in their fulfilment? Do […]
or, “How would Jesus vote?” With a general election looming in the United Kingdom I am asking the question, “How, as a follower of Jesus should I vote?” Does Jesus give us any clue how we should act in a democratic age? Jesus said a lot about how we should […]
This week we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ and we must ask ourselves, “Why is this so important, and what is the relevance to us?” Why is a reported event that took place nearly 2000 years ago so earth shattering? If we believe that Jesus was who […]
What is in store for this wonderful universe which we call home. Some scientists say that eventually the stars will be so spaced out that our sky will be dark and that the stars will dim as they run out of energy. All matter will approach absolute zero in […]
For centuries death has always been mankind’s final enemy. Frankly, we are all mortal and will, one day, die. But something within us rebels and says , “There must be more to it than that”. As a christian, and follower of Jesus Christ, I have a hope in […]
Love is the most powerful force in the universe. Love is the only way of fulfilling a relationship. Without love, relationships cannot exist and without relationship, there is no need for love. For love to change the world, three relationships are necessary: Loving God Loving ourselves Loving our neighbour Jesus was […]
Christine and I belong to a choir. We have just held a number of Christmas concerts and we sang this carol among others. It starts with typical words about Christmas bells and “Peace on earth”. The carol goes on to say: “Tell the nations that love has won” […]
My last blog was about nationalism and racism and how the future is effected by them. When we look at the world we could be very gloomy. But basically I am an optimist because I believe the ultimate future is what Jesus called the Kingdom of God. When Jesus […]