Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things…

I am constantly reminded that what we say and what others hear are rarely the same thing. That is especially true when preaching in a multi-cultural context. Since the most common immigrant group locally are Tamils, my church generously sent me off on sabbatical to Sri Lanka and India last summer.
baby Jesus

Discovering the Meaning of Christmas

Growing up in Asia for the first 12 years of my life, I had celebrated Christmas as a time of gifts and parties. I had no idea of the meaning of Christmas or that it had anything to do with any religion, least of all Christianity.

Lessons in love

Anumati was married at 19. A marriage had been arranged for her elder sister but, the day before the wedding, her sister ran away. Wanting to save her family from shame, Anumati decided she would be married in her sister’s place.
Bread that unites

The Roti - Bread that Unites

It is important in our discovery of interfaith engagement to remember that we begin with a shared story and this is no better illustrated than in the story of bread.

How do we talk about immigration?

By Robin Thomson ‘Immigration’ may be the dirtiest word…

Pakistan government must protect Christians from attacks

South Asian Christians call for action following further violence…

Is Inter Faith Week any use?

Sunday morning and I wasn't in church. Instead I was asked to…
Asians in street

Is the UK a Christian Nation?

It would be easy to assume the recent political debate over whether…

South Asian men: romantically challenged?

As February rolls in, most men find a strange tightness in their…