I have spent the first few posts focusing on the objective dimension of offence. This is not because there isn’t a subjective component to it or because this does not matter but because our society wants to deny and/or ignore the objective dynamic and so it ends up with very muddled thinking. Continue reading
My primary aim when writing something here is not because I fancy getting into some interesting debate but because stuff is pastorally important. So what is my pastoral concern when talking about offence. Continue reading
So, in an earlier post, I suggested that the Jordan Peterson-Cathy Newman interview fell short because it didn’t really get to the heart of his world-view and he wasn’t able to take us back to belief in the triune God as the root of all his thinking. Continue reading
So, here’s the thing. A few people saw this interview Jordan Peterson interview and began highlighting it as a great example of how to do battle with hostile, sceptical people who misunderstand you, sometimes wilfully.
I watched the interview and my reaction was. Continue reading
I promised some practical lessons for leaders from the General Election. This is because whatever we think about the specific political qualities of different candidates and parties, there’s a lot we can learn about leadership both from what they do well and what they do badly. Continue reading
After a long exile, I managed to get along to see Bradford City play on Boxing Day. It was an enjoyable afternoon, though a little frustrating seeing them fight out another 0-0 draw. Continue reading
Social media can be a great help and a great hinderence. Here are some quick jottings Continue reading