Does one go up or down to London?

Does one go up or down to London?

Does one go up or down to London? From South Wales I always considered I went up geographically from Swansea to Paddington but to say I’ve come down from Chester to Euston feels condescending. It’s too big a place for that isn’t it? Stepping out of the station the...
Funny Bones

Funny Bones

The ‘death’ of Elijah is pretty extraordinary. The death of Elisha is not. Truth be told, Elijah’s ‘death’ wasn’t even really a death. The postmortem in 2 Kings 2:11 reads: As they were walking along and talking together, suddenly a chariot of fire and horses of fire...
How Putin is the latest Herod but maybe not how you think

How Putin is the latest Herod but maybe not how you think

This morning Steff Morris was leading the PCW worker’s online devotions. The passage was Mark chapter 7 which tells the macabre story of the murder of John the Baptist. As we read I was surprised again at quite how close Herod seemed to come to faith. We read that,...