What We Need Now Is Outrageous Grace

Can you love and forgive someone who appears to hate you? That is a question many of us are having to answer right now, as explored in this piece for the Independent on Sunday in 2015.

Five ways for the Church of England to stop making a complete and utter fool of itself over money

Here we go again. The pattern keeps repeating itself. The Church speaks out over money and injustice. The Church finds out it is doing the very thing it is attacking other people for. The Church gets embarrassed, somebody has to apologise and its message – which was a good one – gets torpedoed. This time itContinue reading “Five ways for the Church of England to stop making a complete and utter fool of itself over money”

I Never Really Wanted To Be Archbishop Of Canterbury

Rowan Williams is a changed man. He was weary and weighed down towards the end of his time as Archbishop of Canterbury, wounded by the press and exhausted by the effort of trying to hold together a Church tearing itself apart. Today he is warm, welcoming and even seems to be walking taller at his surprisinglyContinue reading “I Never Really Wanted To Be Archbishop Of Canterbury”