26 Things in 26 Years.

This week I turned twenty-six years old: that makes it ten years since I left school; eight years since I left Basingstoke; seven years since I started university. The past few years have brought  s o  m u c h  growth: I'm becoming more myself every day, and although it's a painful process at times, I…

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I Am Not Waiting.

When you talk to Christians about being single, there are a few different responses. At this point, I've had them all: some will tilt their head to the side, give you a gentle smile and say something like "it's OK, he's out there somewhere"; some of those who are married will nod knowingly, and talk about…

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What Makes You Beautiful.

It’s funny how the way that we look (and the way that others look) is one of the things that has become so very important to us. We spend time and energy trying to make ourselves look acceptable before we go out. We dress a certain way, do our hair a certain way, look a certain…

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Should we Burn Dirty Fuel?

[Stick with me -- I'm not talking about petrol, I promise!] This post is a kind of response to a video that caught my attention on Youtube - Hank Green is a well-known figure in the YouTube community, and in this video he was sharing his thoughts on motivation, and where we get our energy from.…

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Five Minutes With: the Director of a Bible College (Robin Barden from Ridley Hall, Cambridge)

We've spent the last few weeks talking lots about the Ridley Lay Ministry course at Ridley Hall in Cambridge: we were invited to partner with Ridley to share our thoughts about the course, and to chat about my experience of studying there. While these are sponsored posts, I jumped at the opportunity: my experience at Ridley…

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