I have a sneaking suspicion that I have become less patient in my old age. I noticed it this week in my family relationships (and they very generously confirmed my suspicions back to me!). More

Most mentoring is positive, for example mentoring for better leadership, for spiritual growth or to excel in sport, work or worship leading. But some mentoring has to focus on less positive areas, seeking... More

My 12-year-old son has been going through a tough time recently. I believe every father should be a great mentor to their daughters and sons. More

The first mentoring programme I set up was almost entirely accidental. It was essentially the product of an unconscious emphasis I had toward building empowering and supportive relationships with young... More

I’ve done something really stupid. I entered myself into an Ironman triathlon next July: a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. More

I had a good friend growing up. We’d walk to school together each day and I’d be in and out of his house so much that I considered his family friends too. More

I had a great experience of peer mentoring the other day (that’s really just a posh term for two friends chatting and encouraging each other!). More

The sun sweats over a tense Russian stadium. England have just won their first ever penalty shoot-out in World Cup history. The crowd erupts. More

Last night I cooked far too much rice for the family. Again. More

As a teenager, I remember being quite easily discouraged about my relationship with God. Why wasn’t he speaking to me? How could I become more ‘successful’ at putting my faith into action? More