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A Kimberley and Kuruman diary

I spent four days in Kimberley with over fifty people involved in links and partnerships across our two diocese. Here’s a snapshot.

Thoughts and prayers for the Diocese of Sheffield

My thoughts and prayers are with the Diocese of Sheffield following publication of Sir Philip Mawer’s report into the recent process of appointment of my successor.

Faith Communities and Climate Change

We are communities of hope whose values lead us to work for change, not against the findings of science but in tandem to bring about a more sustainable world.

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide to the Key Issues

I’ve been exploring Artificial Intelligence for some time now. In June I was appointed to sit on a new House of Lords Select Committee on AI as part of my work in the House of Lords.

Contemplative, Compassionate, Courageous: a vision for a Christ-like Church

My aim this year has been to begin to get to know the Diocese and begin to be known.  We’ve also begun discern together a common vision for the future...

A year of listening

For over a year now, I’ve been listening. In the months before I arrived I met with each of my new senior colleagues and have spent time reflecting on the qualities the diocese said they would like their new bishop to have. I paid particular…
Reconciliation

Reconciliation : a profound gift

On Good Friday, Christians everywhere will take time to reflect and remember the events of that Friday long ago when Christ was crucified.

Supermarket Flowers

Ed Sheeran released his third album, Divide, a few weeks ago. It went straight to Number 1 and 2 in the download album chart (there’s a deluxe version which costs a bit more). Just about every song was in the top fifty singles the following…

General Synod and ways forward

  Dear Friends and Colleagues Thanks for your prayers for the General Synod as we met this week. It was a good meeting, in the end, with a good but difficult debate on human sexuality at its heart. Emotions were understandably…