Results days for GCSEs and A Levels are fast approaching, and for young people and adults alike, they are days of great excitement, trepidation and challenge.Over the years I’ve always ensured that I’ve... More

Yes, we shouldThe foreboding entrance of a church is a barrier for so many people, a threshold that should never be crossed. A deep sense of shame and unworthiness grips so many hearts that even entering... More

Why do we need young people in our churches? Too often we slip into thinking that it is because we need the Church to survive into the next generation. If we don’t attract young people, the Church will... More

It didn’t really occur to me that I would be legitimately fearful when watching the new Disney classic remake of The Lion King. I was wrong. We all know the story and Disney have been utterly faithful... More

Almost two thirds of parents and grandparents in the UK believe that childhood is getting worse, according to a leading children’s charity. Action for Children, which surveyed 5,000 people across three... More

I saw this on my way to work today:  This is the billboard advert for Annabelle Comes Home, the horror movie sequel due to be in cinemas. I saw it on the side of a bus passing by. As I glanced towards... More

If you’ve read my previous blog posts you’ll know that I’ve written about poo and vomit before. It’s the reality of being a parent. There will be poo, and there will be vomit. It will get everywhere. And,... More

UK artist Stormzy recently reached number one in the charts with his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer. This Christian man has become the poster boy for a new generation of UK rappers.With Stormzy being... More

Who else is wary of so-called all-age services?  It’s almost become fashionable to slate them for involving an awkward action song, some unrelated game and an overly simple message that teaches nobody... More

A father took his two sons to evensong at King’s College, Cambridge last Sunday. One of his sons is autistic and expresses himself vocally, sometimes loudly, and was excited to be there. One of the ushers... More