Spill The Beans Lent – Pentecost

It has been quite some feat by the Spill the Beans Team to pull this off over the festive season, but after a crazy deadline of 31 December for all the writing, the next issue of Spill the Beans is now beautifully formed and available for download. This is the Lent to Pentecost edition that Read More …

Missing Generations (part 5)

What spiritual practices do you do? Eh?  What’s a spiritual practice? I wrote in my chapter of Inside Verdict that the church isn’t very good at helping members keep the promises they make.  I promised to read the Bible, to pray and to join with other believers in worship. Reading the Bible is difficult.  So Read More …

Missing Generations (part 4)

I’ve been one for 20 years. It began around 1989 when I completed the Boys’ Brigade’s King George IV officer cadet training and became a BB officer. I’ve worked with young people and the adults who work with them for all of my adult life.  Most of this work has been in a church context Read More …

problem finding

Anyone who knows me will not be surprised by the heading of this post.  I’m good at finding problems!  But Problem Finding isn’t about complaining. Ewan McIntosh spoke at TEDx London in September about re-framing the way learners engage with problems. Currently, the world’s education systems are crazy about problem-based learning, but they’re obsessed with Read More …