I've been finding it hard to put down Jim Belcher's new book. One to read (especially if you love or know Oxford).
Women (and quite a lot of them) speak in church- here's a 101
I've been enjoying Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve who is a lovely fellow. Ten years ago this sort of program would have been presented by Sister Wendy and now the presenter is an atheist.
If you are a goal-setter Michael Hyatt has some advice.
A pal really thought the Nicky Gumbel sermon I posted (and which he downloaded) was not at all good and that Nicky's exegesis was very poor indeed. I wonder who gives you constructive feedback when you run a mega church?
A friend put me on to a new blog called Refractology which I have been checking out.
Do please pray for Mark Meynell and his family who have announced here that they are moving on from All Souls and who has suffered from depression for some time. He is right up there on what it means to write a good blog.
One to show at a Carol service?
I constantly give thanks for J John who shared the gospel with me nearly 25 years ago. He's speaking here this weekend and I read it is fully booked. Keep running John - keep running.
If I know anything it's in part thanks to the Doctor.
Finally a festive quote about Jesus from another of my encouraging and wise cloud of witnesses.