Are these the 3 Themes of Every Human Journey?
Apparently we are most likely to reflect on our lives at the turn of a new year or when we reach a milestone birthday. Well, a new year has come and a few months ago I turned 50—so I’ve been reflecting! And the discovery I’ve made is that these decades of adulthood, with all their
Boxing Day Blah
One of my favourite Christmas artworks is a painting called The Nativity by contemporary artist Brian Kershisnick. The first thing that strikes you is the hundreds of angels swooping across the canvas to get their first glimpse of Mary’s new-born son. After this your eye falls on two delightful details—first, that it isn’t Mary or
When You’re Invited to the Palace, Don’t Turn Down the Offer
It was a day we won't forget, my wife Professor Merryn Voysey getting invited to Buckingham Palace. There was just one problem - I wasn't allowed in with her!
We Don’t Bow to Zeus Anymore, But We’re No Less Religious
Wander Athens' Ancient Agora marketplace and you'll find altars to yesteryear's gods. We might not bow to Zeus or sacrifice bulls on the Acropolis anymore, but are we any less religious today? I don't think so.
Humility Hasn’t Always Been a Virtue. Here’s How its Meaning Changed
No one appreciates arrogance. In fact, along with kindness and generosity, humility may be our most-cited quality of a good person. All this is fascinating when you consider that humility hasn’t always been a virtue. Here's how its meaning changed.
Living Free Through the Prayer of Examen. A Conversation with Amy Boucher Pye
Amy Boucher Pye is a retreat leader, spiritual director and author of 7 Ways to Pray, a book exploring time-tested tools for encountering God. When Amy asked me to experiment with the Prayer of Examen, I was excited to test out a new practice. Here's our conversation of how I went and what you can
The Breath Prayer
In testing times, where can we find the inner strength to cope with the anxieties we face while also rising to help others? This Breath Prayer can help.
Your Resilient Choices | Resilient Session 5
Time for me to get personal. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus says to choose your teachers carefully as false prophets roam the land. My family knows how important this is, having felt the destruction false teaching can bring.
Your Resilient Practices | Resilient Session 4
In session 4 of this special Resilient series we explore the spiritual practices that strengthen us from within, including a prayer that can save your life.
Your Invitation To A Resilient Life | Resilient Session 1
Previously only available for purchase, in the first of six interactive videos I will walk you through the resilience message of the Sermon on the Mount to help you build inner strength.