Brian McLaren on Something Beautiful

There are times when you stop and wonder ‘How on Earth did that happen?’. Well, this week on the Something Beautiful Podcast we welcome Brian McLaren. McLaren has been named one of time magazines most influential evangelicals and he’s been called the “godfather of the emergent church.” he’s an author, speaker, activist, and theologian (but […]

stories worth talking about

The latest episode of the Something Beautiful Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. This week my co-host Thomas talks with William Stanger: Follower of Christ, husband, father, book lover, music fanatic, movie and coffee addict, part-time blogger, sports enthusiast (mainly watching!), exiled Scotsman on the verge of applying for Canadian citizenship who works […]

Goosebumps & Justice on Something Beautiful

Photo by Thomas Mathie The Something Beautiful podcast gets all reflective for Advent. We’ve roped in our better halves to bring you words crafted by a variety of  talented people, including Jonny Baker and Roddy Hamilton, and music from So Elated, Adeline and others.  We’ve borrowed it all and arranged it in a neatly wrapped […]

Lawrence Moore on Something Beautiful

The new episode of the Something Beautiful Podcast features an interview with Lawrence Moore, director of the URC’s Windermere Centre and author of Disclosing New Worlds, a fabulous lectionary blog.  It’s his story of his journey from Zimbabwe  where he served as a police officer in special branch through the civil war to a realisation […]

Love One Another – A Sermon

Last week’s sermon focused on John 15: 9-17 and used some material from the excellent OneKirk worship material and from the equally excellent Lawrence Moore’s blog, Disclosing New Worlds.  As always, youth thoughts and comments are wel,comed.

Holy Week Sermon

I’ve posted the text for this sermon about Mary of Bethany and Judas before but I’ve never recorded it until now. I often feel that Holy Week is one of the most overlooked parts of the Christian year.  That’s all the more strange because it is at the very heart of our faith.  Today is […]

Existential Punk on Something Beautiful

I’m proud to be a co-host of the Something Beautiful Podcast. For those of you who don’t know about the podcast our intrepid gang (Thomas, Jonathan and I) interview people who have a story to tell.  Mostly these are people of faith.  Many of them are people who have had interesting experiences of church and […]