Preparing for storms

Resilience is about how we manage when the storms of life are battering us - what we do to get through rough weather?…

Talking to Teens

Today's teens are reporting higher levels of emotional distress than any before them. How do we support teens and young…

Waiting for dawn

This week I have been thinking about Psalm 23 (that one about the Lord is my Shepherd) - and specifically verse 4, a…

When sleep won’t come

Insomnia is a reality that is incredibly common. In fact occasional insomnia - having trouble falling or staying asleep…

It’s #oktosay – how talking about mental health in church could help us ALL feel better

Recent weeks have seen a media focus on mental health, encouraging us to have honest conversations about the often…

Tracking well – or going off the tracks?

Technology is everywhere - and its great! The recent addition of new family member ‘Alexa’ to our kitchen has produced…

Boundaries in pastoral care

So, you’re a church leader. And you’re involved in pastoral care. But what exactly are ‘boundaries’ and how can they…