@krishk: The Bible: Tedious? Irrelevant? Boring?

The Bible: Tedious? Irrelevant? Boring? Watch Krish Kandiah as he confesses that the Bible was not enough… The Bible: Tedious, Taboo and Toxic or Transforming, Treasured and True? Krish Kandiah from krish kandiah on Vimeo. I first came across Krish Kandiah in the book ‘Twenty-Four: Integrating Faith and Real Life“, a really interesting read, and Continue Reading →

Week 6; Keep the Peace With Your Parents

Opening Joke Something along the lines of (same, same, but different!): Dear Mum I thought I had better write to you about a couple of problems I’m having at school this term. Last week half of the boarding house burned down. But don’t worry too much because I’m now living in a flat in the Continue Reading →

Raaaaaaaaaaaarghhh: “Managing Our Anger” (J John: Week 5)

Are you angry?Are you “temperamental”: 50% temper; 50% mental? The opening video demonstrated how violence starts in the heart/mind… with one vegan declaring “I can’t even kill an animal, why would I kill someone!” I did wonder if anyone would admit to wanting to murder on camera, although one got close… depending on how far Continue Reading →

J John: Week 4: "Affair Proof Your Marriage" Just10

The Videos After reminding us that the 10 Commandments offer a “map not a track”, we watched those in London, when questioned “Will an affair revitalise a marriage?” A mix of responses, but the youngest pulled a face of disgust and said “just think of all the diseases you could get” (so those public health Continue Reading →

J John, Week 3: “Prosper with a Clean Conscience”

Do Not Steal Just 10 Winchester is into it’s 3rd week already, and again J John put across an uncompromising message in a humourous way! He’s not getting at us, he’s joining us in the daily challenge to live according to God’s laws within a contemporary living space. J John opened his challenge that stealing Continue Reading →

J John: Hold to the Truth

In with the Quips J. John started in fine style again… with a story about someone in a store who’d just said to the customer “we don’t have it”. The Manager bounces in, assures the customer that it was ordered 2 weeks ago, and when the customer has gone, asks the employee what they wanted…. Continue Reading →

The Challenge of Daily Bible Readings

Discipline?OK, it was a resolution I made last summer, challenged by Alastair McKenna to try and read the Bible more regularly. On my RTW travels, this didn’t really happen, but I had lots of time out to think and check out God’s creation. Once I hooked up with Oak Hall for this summer, again with Continue Reading →