June 29, 2022

Modern Church ‘Pop-up Forum’ Recording :Open Table – who should be welcomed to communion.

Recording of Modern Church Forum, recorded on June 16th. If you are interested in joining the forum, it is open to Members and Affiliates. Please see […]
June 29, 2022

Strikes: to what end?

The star of the British media at the moment seems to be Mick Lynch, General Secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union, speaking on behalf […]
June 27, 2022

Raymond Vincent: The Great Gulf: Wealth, Charity, and Relationships

In the parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-26), the rich man in hell pleads with Father Abraham to send Lazarus with some water […]
June 21, 2022

The beginning of the Bible on why we end up like this

This is Part 2 of a talk I gave to Guiseley Mothers’ Union last month. It covers ground I’ve blogged on before but it’s central to […]
June 17, 2022

The beginning of the Bible on why we are made like this

I am posting an edited version of a talk I gave to Guiseley Mothers’ Union last month. It covers ground I’ve blogged on before, but it’s […]
June 12, 2022

Graced Conversation

The best conversations begin in the ordinariness of a moment. A table conversation, even among people who know each other well, will often take time to […]
June 6, 2022

Leadership And The Monarchy

If Boris Johnson is done for, as some predict, what will we have learned? Or will we choose not to reflect and learn at all, but […]
May 30, 2022

Have you been blessed by the algorithm?

This post is a reflection on some of the issues raised by last week’s conference on ‘Information and Reality’ organised by the Science and Religion Forum. […]
May 30, 2022

From Creon to Putin “That Creon – He’s Putin Personified, Isn’t He?”

After 36 years, I sat down again to watch the 1986 BBC production of Oedipus at Colonus.  It was not an experience to have alone, hesitant […]