3 sets married couple figurines on a cake. One pair men, one woman and man and one pair of women.

Gay marriage? My response might surprise you.

What do you think about same-sex marriages?  The answer will depend on who you ask.  Gay people, the state, the “Church”, Christ followers, your neighbour, your parents.  Every one will have their own opinion.  It’s such a contentious issue now-a-days that it’s seems nearly impossible to talk about it without seeming to have an agenda.  It’s even more difficult to respond to than the other dangerous question: “Does my bum look big in this?” Continue reading

bike frame and wheels in a skip

I will never leave you or abandon you.

There is something about my kids stuff.  I find it really hard to clear it out.  When we moved to Finland, sorting out the stuff to go to the charity shop was really, really hard.  The small plastic yellow chair with the smiley face in the back?  Had to get a friend to take it away for me! Continue reading

Black and white picture of a sad clown

When Christians feel low ..

I toyed with titling this piece “When Christians get depressed”, but that wouldn’t be honest.  I’m not depressed, my wife had me tested.  But seriously, amongst Jesus’s followers there are a few elephants in the room, and this is one of them.  Christians do actually get low, blue and yes, even depressed.  God help us, not even the pastors seem to be exempt from having a bad day or three. Continue reading