Voices off [Matthew 3:1-17]

There are three voices in the baptism narrative: those of John, Jesus, and the heavenly God. All three require their hearers to change their attitudes and actions; in these examples we are encouraged to think afresh about our expression of Christian commitment. John looks, and sounds, like an outsider in his dress and speech. His …

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Treat my baby gently!

It's hard to imagine how it feels to put oneself out there (wherever that is), until one is there: out there. Naked (metaphorically speaking), vulnerable and in the open, without cover. The first public showing to a non-church audience of my film Between the Lines was a bit like that. A couple of movie-making friends …

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