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 …

Gerry Hanan

This week on the Something Beautiful Podcast I speak with my good friend Gerry Hanan. Gerry grew up in Ireland where his dad owned a toy shop and he went to the same school as U2.  That wasn’t enough adventure for him though so he now lives with his wife and kids in Austin, Texas, Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …