Birmingham school suspends LGBT lessons: what are the issues at play?

Parkfield Community School in Saltley, Birmingham has been at the centre of a a fierce debate. The Assistant Headteacher, Andrew Moffat, has been teaching the

The scriptures won’t give its riches to lazy minds

All too often, we wander into church and expect the preacher to bless us without doing any of the necessary work to get the most

Don’t let it say nothing to me about my life

I am a firm believer in preaching. I spend a lot of time preparing and delivering sermons and studies. Even yesterday, I delivered a sermon

Music GCSE & theological training

For some reason, back when I doing my GCSEs, I thought it was a good idea to sit music. You may wonder what is wrong

What can the church learn from the seven MP split from Labour?

Once again it is hard times in the Labour Party. In scenes reminiscent of the early 80s, when the Gang of Four broke away to

Don’t confuse important things for the chief thing and act like it is the only thing

I recently wrote about getting your polity and ecclesiology right before problems arise in your church. In it, I made the claim, ‘the overwhelming majority

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