Masks, McChickens And Being Truly Seen

In my late teens, before I worked in TV, I used to do a bit of work for More FM in Christchurch. Some voluntary, some paid. As much as I could fit in between my regular bill-paying job at McDonald’s. For a while, I worked on a casual basis doing promotional stuff. One Saturday, we ended up doing a radio promotion at a new McDonalds that had opened up in a service station. Part of that promotion meant meeting Ronald....

Why Your Art Matters To Me

On the 11 th of May 1998, Oxford band Unbelievable Truth realised their first album ‘Almost Here’. The band line up included Nigel Powell, Jason Moulster, Jim Crosskey and front man Andy Yorke, younger brother of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke. At the time Radiohead were still riding out the success of OK Computer, their 1997 critically acclaimed album. It was a far cry from ‘Almost here’, which after receiving some success, subsequently found Unbelievable Truth dropped from their label. I was...

You Are Already In The Process.

Before the time of Netflix, I used to watch Joyce Meyer while our two little ones had nap time. I remember thinking about the journey she had been on and how much she seemed to know. She had overcome so much and persisted despite great odds. Now years on, God was doing huge things through her ministry. I think we often forget the ‘years on’ part. At times in our lives we can get in this huge rush to become...

A Faith Manifesto

    I am a grace dependent Christian.   I need his grace like I need air.   I am imperfect but filled with his love.   I am afraid to step out.. but I know that it’s okay to step out afraid.   It would be much easier to live a life without fear.   But living that way would be like not living at all.      I believe God is seeking out the broken, the messed up,...

Less Of Me…More Of Him

I know writing isn’t much to some, many would even say to blog is foolishness. I don’t know, maybe it seems that way….but it is my act of worship to the one who loves me and gave his life for me. I think of the words of Glennon Doyle … “I don’t want to take anything to the grave. I want to die used up and emptied out. I don’t want to carry around anything that I don’t have to....