HOSPITALITY. TALIBAN. JESUS. One day in the winter of 2012 I was out on patrol with an infantry unit in southern Afghanistan. The sun was low in the sky and the air was cold. The ploughed fields were crusty with frost, which crunched under our boots as we slowly made our way over them. We […]

A lot happens in church that goes completely over my head. When I started attending a couple of years ago I was amazed at how strange it all was. Interesting rituals were taking place that everybody but me seemed to understand. I became a Christian in Afghanistan and for my first 9 months I worshipped […]

True stories about remarkable generosity that’ll brighten your day. God is good.

This is a true story about two people who were sent to a city for 24 hours by their lecturer, with only an envelope containing two return train tickets. They weren’t told where they were going, were given no provisions and had nowhere to stay. They had to rely on their faith in God and […]

On Sunday I heard a belter of a sermon. I pay a lot of attention to sermons, not out of piety or because I’m an incredibly holy person, but because I recently started preaching myself, so I’m always after tips. This was one of those sermons that has you sitting up in your seat, nodding […]