Three Ways to Reflect on Your Life
In his famous poem The Four Quartets, TS Elliott says "We had the experience, but missed the meaning." How true! Too often life can become one long series of unrelated events - a conversation here, an appointment there, walking the dog, working through our to-do lists - and we miss any deeper significance they hold. If you're anything like me, 2020 is ending in a rush
We Need a New Renaissance of Faith. These Three Commitments Can Help
Five hundred years ago the Renaissance brought an explosion of art, science, geographical discovery and religious ideas into the world. What would it take to see a new renaissance (rebirth) of wisdom, creativity, community and faith in this coming decade?
Listen For the Voice that Can Only Be Heard in Stillness
Stop. Breathe. Interrupt the rush. There is deep meaning to be found in our everyday lives, but we won’t find it if we don’t pause to reflect, listening for the Voice that can only be heard in stillness. This is video five in a special series adapted from my new gift book, Reflect with Sheridan.
Good News For Behind-The-Scenes People: Your Work is Indispensable
In a celebrity-driven age like ours it’s easy to applaud those who work on the top deck—the public faces of business, government, medicine, entertainment—while overlooking those who work in the galleys and engine rooms that keep the ship running. Are you a back office, behind-the-scenes kind of person? Well lift your head high as your work
The Day I Met My Seventeen Year-Old Self
What would you say to your seventeen year-old self if you met them face to face? One strange afternoon I had such an experience. Drawn from the new gift book Reflect with Sheridan, this is the third of a five-part video series exploring the book’s themes of joy, wonder, meaning, belonging, compassion, callings, seasons, change and
Why Beauty Leaves Us Breathless
A vivid sunset, a misty horizon, the vibrant life of a colourful coral reef. In the presence of such beauty could we in fact be glimpsing something more? Drawn from the new gift book Reflect with Sheridan, this is the second in a five-part video series exploring the book’s themes of joy, wonder, meaning, belonging, compassion,
Don’t Be Ruled By Your Fears
What are you running from? Where are you running to? This short story will have you longing for the freedom of wide open fields. Drawn from the new gift book Reflect with Sheridan, this is the first in a five-part video series exploring the book's nine themes: joy, wonder, meaning, belonging, compassion, callings, seasons, change
Watch the Journey Through Broken Dreams Film
Most of us grow up assuming our life will take a certain path. We’ll go to school, find a job, get married, start a family. But things don’t always go as planned. That was our story. And the Day of Discovery team have turned that story into a short film you can watch now FREE.
Being Heard is the First Step to Healing
'Being heard is the first step to healing.' These words from Patrick Regan sum up well the TV conversation you're about to see. In this TBN UK interview Patrick and I discuss the importance of sharing your emotions, why telling someone to 'man up' or 'have more faith' doesn't work, how to understand God's role
The Story of the Church is Deep and Rich, and Full of Heroes Like These
Failing politicians. Falling church leaders. We could do with some new heroes right now. Thankfully, the deep, rich story of the church is full of them. Here are four early faith heroes to know about, the simple thing they did to change the world, and how work like theirs led to the very institutions you