3 ways to love God (Behind the song ‘With All My Heart’)

‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your strength.’ Deut 6:5. So says the verse that Jesus says is the most important commandment in the whole Bible. But what actually *is* the heart? And come to think of it, in these days of skepticism … More 3 ways to love God (Behind the song ‘With All My Heart’)

Guts and Glory

We just bought a new house. I know, hooray! Right now it’s empty because we have a ‘grace window’ in which to get some works done before we move in, which is great, but we find ourselves with the impossible task of knowing how to juggle which jobs have to get done, with looking after … More Guts and Glory

New Music Video Released for ‘Nothing But The Blood of Jesus’

To anyone who suspects me of jumping on the bandwagon of ‘virtual choir videos’ (which I think might become the single greatest cultural endowment the pandemic season has given the world) – to them I say, too right. What else was I supposed to do with so much time on my hands? Ha. In fact, … More New Music Video Released for ‘Nothing But The Blood of Jesus’

A bit more on Old Testament violence and the love of God

I recently finished Tom Holland’s Dominion. Reading the history of Christianity at the same time as reading about the conquest of Canaan in the Old Testament as I was, it really struck me that the two histories are depressingly similar. And though the Old Testament seems to indicate divinely-sanctioned violence, the ultimate testimony of Scripture, … More A bit more on Old Testament violence and the love of God

Instructions for processing a film negative, plus how to read the Old Testament

I don’t really know much about it, having grown up in the era of point-and-shoot, take-as-many-as-you-want digital photography. A child of the 90s, the closest I got was taking a roll of film to the Kodak shop where we lived to get it processed. But we never saw how it was done. Roughly, in the … More Instructions for processing a film negative, plus how to read the Old Testament

A Song For Times Of Fear – new music video released for ‘Still Small Voice’

I wrote this song a couple of years ago, but it might be more relevant now than ever. As it was, for quite some time I’ve had footage lying around of me playing and singing ‘Still Small Voice’, so could have released this video at any point; but, well, now seems timely. ‘Where the air … More A Song For Times Of Fear – new music video released for ‘Still Small Voice’