Why You Should Deface Your Books
If you live in the UK and aren't already on it, all the Hermiones, Where’s Wallys and Cats in Hats at the school gate will soon remind you that today is World Book Day. While the UK event focuses on children, the global event (held on April 23) is a day for all to celebrate
A Prayer for Public Leaders
A few weeks ago a British prime minister was forced to resign due to a lack of integrity. Today hundreds of heads of state and billions of public will farewell a Queen revered for her character. What a contrast to heed on this historic moment.
In the Age of the App, We Are All Rated and Ranked. Here’s How to Respond
From our performance at work to our social media use, in the age of the app we are all being rated and ranked. That's a problem, but here's something we can do about it.
Remembering Ron Sider: 7 Key Interviews
Prolific author, activist and theologian Ron Sider has died at the age of 82. Here are seven key interviews that will provoke you to love your neighbour in new and radical ways.
Those Who Survived Auschwitz Barely Speak of it. How Then Can We, So Glibly?
Auschwitz often comes up in religious conversations. Christians use it to show what happens when a nation forgets God and nationalism takes His place. Others use it to argue an all-powerful God couldn't exist. But when survivors barely speak of it, how can any of us turn it into an argument at all?
How to Combat Conspiracy Theories
From QAnon to Flat Earth to Covid-19 ‘Plandemics’, conspiracy theories of all kinds are proliferating right now, dividing families and communities, and putting the health of many at risk. It's imperative that we learn to detect and avoid them. In this video I outline how.
A Prayer for the People of Afghanistan
Like many, I watched speechless as events in Afghanistan unfolded. Taliban flags raised over Kabul, desperate crowds chasing planes down runways. Better minds than mine can assign blame. All I’ve been able to do is recall a moment of refuge and turn it into a prayer.
Fact Checking the ‘Following the Science?’ Conspiracy Theory Video
The widely-shared video from an obscure Catholic group is putting the health of many at risk. Here's a few of its wild claims checked.
Friends, I Beg You: Stop Passing on Covid Information You’re Not Qualified to Understand
I'm not here to convince you to get a Covid-19 vaccine, as I have. I am however, begging us all to stop claiming to be immunologists, vaccinologists, public health experts and medical statisticians.
Line of Duty’s “Disappointing” Ending Tells Us Something About the Soul
Line of Duty. Wow. I don’t remember feeling as captivated by a TV series since West Wing. Under the spell of AC-12’s hunt for bent coppers and organised crime, I joined 13 million other viewers for series 6's finale—pulse quickened, breath held, ready to find out who the mysterious ‘H’ was and whether Arnott, Fleming