Week 6; Keep the Peace With Your Parents

Opening JokeSomething 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 village. I'm living with Frank the plumber. There's no need to worry, he's very nice, in fact I'm three months pregnant with…

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 he was pushed/how drunk he was... to which J John added, difficult fights break out amongst those who both think…

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 campaigns are paying off then?), and another that modern relationships are all about 'use and abuse'. Most modern affairs start…

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

Do Not StealJust 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 tends to smart small (often in the workplace), but tends to get bigger.Ron Heather: Bus DriverThe interview this week was with Ron…

J John: Hold to the Truth

In with the QuipsJ. 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.... "Rain"!Video ClipsAn interesting compilation of video clips, asking those in London if they thought it was acceptable to lie... the general…