Last week I preached on Signs and Wonders in the Early Church. But I have to be honest with you when I saw the reading for the day, the story of Peter raising Dorcas from the dead, my heart sank. It’s a scary passage to preach on: as far as extreme discipleship goes raising the dead is right up... Continue Reading →
Twilight tells the story of clumsy, awkward 17 year old, Bella, who falls passionately in love with a gorgeous young man, Edward, who just happens to be a vampire. It is a hugely successful series of novels and film, with millions of fans, grossing millions of dollars. I’ve been wondering about its appeal. Fans of... Continue Reading →
‘How to Feel Good Naked’ By Sheila Bridge published TODAY!!
My book How to Feel Good Naked - Learning to Love the Body You've Got' is finally published today. The publisher is Lion Hudson and you can buy it from their website, or on Amazon or from any mainstream publisher, price £8.99. It will be published in a few months time in Australia, New Zealand,... Continue Reading →
Jesus is Coming. Look Busy
The slogan above was on a greetings card bought me by a friend. Clearly it had amused her enough to buy it and it certainly amused me. I like anything that knocks our sense of self-importance for six. And this slogan is clearly tapping into the guilty consciences of those driven by the protestant work... Continue Reading →
Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls
For a friend's 50th birthday I nearly bought a t-shirt with the slogan: 'Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls' then I saw another one that really made me laugh but would I, as a vicar-in-training have the courage to wear it? It says 'I found Jesus... He was behind the sofa'. I can't help... Continue Reading →