Is it time to buy new shoes?

I bought my 'super-special" Gortex walking shoes back in the early Autumn of 2001. They are the most expensive 'shoes'…

Everyone should be like Violet Evelyn Bailey

“We could all be sponsored to have our heads shaved” suggested Linda Jones, my PA. The thought terrified me and I was…

The day I shaved my head…

“We could all be sponsored to have our heads shaved” suggested Linda Jones, my PA. The thought terrified me and I was…

Good intentions don’t always lead to good decisions

When I look back on my 18 years at Urban Saints, there is one moment in particular that I still feel the pains of great…

Lessons from my £100,000 mistake

It wasn't a great start to my second year at Crusaders!In September 2001, we were hoping for over 3,000 young people to…

Can you really trust God?

It wasn't a great start to my second year at Crusaders!In September 2001, we were hoping for over 3,000 young people to…

The thing that God longs for the most

It was 2001 and I was half-asleep in an early morning breakfast devotional time at an Urban Saints staff conference.…

Are you rowing or sailing?

I like to work hard! I really do! It comes naturally to me - particularly when I'm captivated by an inspirational goal!…

Check God’s compass

It was a cold November evening when I was in the office late at Crusaders back in the year 2000. I'd been working for…

True humility

When I came to Urban Saints over 18 years ago, I was a little concerned that I would struggle with ego. Leaders of…