How to Deal with Difficult Emotions – Interview with Maria Rodrigues

On 24th March I joined Maria Rodrigues on her excellent Woman to Woman show for Premier Christian Radio, talking about how we lament and deal with difficult emotions during this time when we have lost so much.

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How Long, O Lord? Two biblical prayers for a time of uncertainty

Two biblical prayers for a time of uncertainty

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One Spiritual Discipline to Cope with Coronavirus Fear

How do we deal with fear in these times? What can help navigate the understandable fear we have without it descending into crippling anxiety?

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Best 15 Books of 2019

SO many good books this year – here’s my round-up of my top 15 favourites (five Christian books, five memoir, five fiction).

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Practical and Disability Theology Books 2019

I’ve loved lecturing on disability theology and pastoral theology, so here’s a selection of my reading and recommendations. My favourites were Raging with Compassion, The Disabled God and The Book of Job.

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Book Reviews – Fiction and Christian Autumn/Winter 2019

Fifteen books of top fiction, children’s books and Christian books for Christmas 2019

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Greta Thunberg stands in crowd with her iconic mustard yellow waterproof

Greta, Goliath and foolishness

But where we see challenges to the will and heart of God – where children are being locked up in cages and separated from their families, where the stranger isn’t welcomed, where those on low incomes, disabled and elderly people are oppressed and degraded, where the earth is exploited instead of treasured – then may we too have the courage of David, the foolishness of the small in challenging the big,

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Human Rights Abuses in the UK (Crippled by Frances Ryan)

Frances Ryan’s impeccably researched book echoes the UN’s findings that the UK’s austerity politics have been breaching human rights agreements for disabled people. In every area of essentials – housing, health, social care, jobs, representation, money – disabled people’s access and rights have been systematically pushed back,

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