redemption stories

redemption stories is a collection of stories. There are words, pictures and verse, but all of them tell a story — a redemption story. We received input from Adele Sakler, Ben & Joy Thomas, Laura Bridge, Jason Duke, Adam Howie, Christine McIntosh, Trent Yaconelli, Emma Boyd, Angus S. Mathie, Paula Spur, Avril Cutler, Emma Boyd Read More …

I will…

I’m not big on resolutions.  I’m not sure they serve much purpose, especially when they are things we don’t really intend to do or stick to for long.  So, instead I’m going to set some personal goals for the year.  I have a forward plan for my work so these goals are just for me. Read More …

Cuban Photos

I’ve posted a few of my photos of Cuba in my diary posts but a few people have asked where the rest are.  You can see more of them in my Flickr set along with Avril’s colour photos and black and whites.   I hope you enjoy them.

Gordon Brown at TED

I’d like to hear Gordon Brown speak like this more often.  The biggest criticism of him is that he doesn’t communicate well and that he has no vision.  If this is anything to go by then he has plenty vision and his communication skills aren’t bad either.  But then foreign policy doesn’t seem to win Read More …

Corridor

This is my favourite photo from our trip.  It’s not of anything special, just the corridor we lived in at Beit Gemal.  But it sums up our trip for me… that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel.  That the kids we worked with really are Hope in and for their community.

Congolese Dawn

“Congolese Dawn” is an exhibition of photographs taken by Christian Aid gap year volunteers, including Emma Boyd, during their recent visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congolese Dawn will be displayed in the ground floor of Offshore (3-5 Gibson St, Glasgow) from 1 – 31 May to raise awareness for this year’s Christian Aid Read More …