The Bothy Sessions: update

A very exciting collaborative team, including quality film-makers and screen-writers, have now gathered around this project. We paused on the filming of The Bothy Sessions a couple of weeks ago sensing that there was more in the Lord’s heart about this than just a cool book review/response. There’s a much-needed, wider conversation about the uniqueContinue reading “The Bothy Sessions: update”

The Heart of a Sojourner – the mental health of a Christian

Losing Joseph in Genesis and gaining Moses in Exodus seems like a reasonable exchange to me, though one that isn’t without tears. The emotional crescendo of the Genesis narrative is one of the most moving parts of the Bible because it’s capped with the stunning revelation that God’s sovereign goodness included preserving a pagan multitudeContinue reading “The Heart of a Sojourner – the mental health of a Christian”

Not All Mental Health Problems Are Not Demonic

“It’s a tragedy that the young girl died but I hope you’re not insinuating that her depression was demonic”, commented the cheeky-and-rather-deceived-young-upstart of an individual.

Coming Up For Air – 5 Tips For Deeper Breathing This Summer

Plumbing the Depths Like 007 Daniel Craig as James Bond and Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt are two of my favourite action movie characters. (Matt Damon as Jason Bourne is my other, btw). In both Casino Royale and in the latest Mission Impossible film Rogue Nation, there are two drowning scenes that are full-on awfulContinue reading “Coming Up For Air – 5 Tips For Deeper Breathing This Summer”

Dependence

Did you know that it’s possible to be addicted to exercise? In fact, exercise dependence is widely recognised as a form of compulsive behavioural addiction – a psychological state that is damaging to physical, mental and social health. The basic principle of establishing whether you’re addicted to exercise, or not, (or to what extent), isContinue reading “Dependence”