Douglas Bastard's Rants of Rage
Church

Church

Right now, church is in two places. One is at a URC church near me and another is at a combined Methodist and URC church about a mile away. Depending on who is ministering, I […]

Jul, 30
The Alpha Course

The Alpha Course

If you’re wondering where I stand on the Alpha Course, wonder no longer, because I’ll tell you. I don’t like it. At all. And before you tell me that the reason is that I’ve never […]

Jul, 29
A fine plan

A fine plan

So. I have 60,000 words of book. It’s structured around the conversations I’ve been having with people since depression first broke over me like a really rubbish wave. There’s probably another 50,000 still to come, […]

Jul, 26
Leaving evangelism

Leaving evangelism

One of my friends on Twitter has been sharing pictures of the Hillsong conference that’s been taking place in London. Huge fingers of light jab the heavens from the side of the stage. There are […]

Jul, 25
Men’s weekends

Men’s weekends

When I started my hugely wobbly and desperately erratic journey to faith, I went on a men’s weekend with a church that took us to the Lake District. To clarify this before I start, I […]

Jul, 22
Kittens

Kittens

Not really. This post is about suffering, but as anything with kittens in seems to get an absurd level of interest on social media, I have suckered you in with a small lie and a […]

Jul, 21
Read and marvel

Read and marvel

I read a lot of blogs. Something about depression suits the slight navel-gazing inherent in blogging about your innermost thoughts, with the result that I’ve read a vast number of accounts of breakdowns, recoveries and […]

Jul, 12

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