Fit for what?

There is a truism in the world of fitness… ‘fit for what?’ The question is simple but hugely important.  Fitness is completely subjective.  Being fit to run a marathon doesn’t make you fit to play rugby. Fitness is built on repetition of specific exercises to build up your capability to do these more efficiently.  So, […]

What kind of a man?

“What kind of a man is a man who does not try to make the world a better place?” Balian in Kingdom of Heaven This week the lectionary takes us to the feeding of the 5,000 (plus women and children).  I’ve been wondering about the story all week, particularly verse 16. Jesus Feeds the Five […]

More on Ministry

‘Ministry’ fascinates me. Reading your thoughts on the ‘What are ministers for?‘ discussion leave me with a kind of split personality.  I agree with almost everything written. I think ministry is a calling and that there is no job like it but I also think that it has been moulded and shaped through training, rules […]