Fireside – with Rev Alistair Anquetil – Doesn’t it say somewhere in the Bible…?

It is a question that – as a minister – leaves me in a cold sweat; not only because it calls for a google-like ability to instantly filter through each and every sentence of the sixty-six books and 1000 plus pages, but because of the type of thinking that has often emerged out of the …

Fireside with Rev Alistair Anquetil – To be a “Have” or Not to be

An influencer with few rivals An article published by the BBC in January 2011 made the following claim: No other book, or indeed any piece of culture, seems to have influenced the English language as much as the King James Bible. Its turns of phrase have permeated the everyday language of English speakers, whether or …

Fireside with Rev Alistair Anquetil – Measuring Matters

A 12m(onth) Measuring Tape The turning of a year brings with it a full cycle of many things – the experience of all four seasons, an inescapable increase in age, another Easter and another Christmas, the celebration or mourning around an anniversary and – clench your buttocks – for those men over forty – the …

Living Alongside THEM amidst Deepening Divisions

Across the Ocean The build-up to and the aftermath of the Presidential Elections in the United States of America, has left many unanswered questions (which politicians and media houses have been quick to speak to and in some cases appear simply to have sown greater distrust).  A seemingly uncontested observation, is that the States is …