consuming coffee with a conscience


What may look like a brilliant product or the commitment behind the product, as my denomination (United Reformed Church) celebrates its 50th or its jubilee, may offer us more than cups of coffee. The advertising straplines would make you believe that ‘kingdom coffee’, with scriptural warranty from Matthew 13:44, is indeed like some hidden treasure…

outside and looking in: an unedited response


I often find myself sticking ‘my head above the parapet’, as the saying goes, and then regretting it. This piece continues that trend though I may have passed my theological sell-by date. Largely a god-talk maverick with my ideas more inclined towards order-subverting I have this desperate urge to engage the recent statement by the…