Hi. If you’re reading this page you’re probably wanting to find out a bit more about who I am and where I’m coming from. I hope this page will give you the information that you need. In fact, because I like to over-share (this is the Internet, after all) probably more than you need.
Work: I’m ordained in the Church of England and I’m working part-time as an assistant minister at St John the Baptist, Great Clacton, and part-time on my website Understand the Bible. (It’s a long story how it all came about. Both of these are currently unpaid, if you’d like to support us you can do so via the support page).
Personal: I have been married since 2006 to Philippa (or Phil for short. Yes, we do have the same name). We now have two beautiful daughters, Lydia (born 2013) and Zoe (born 2017) – they keep us busy but it is all worthwhile.
Hobbies: I enjoy music in a variety of forms depending on my mood – I love listening to it as I’m out and about. I also enjoy trying to create music (piano / guitar / drums) – I’m not very good at any of them but I enjoy it, and as long as I have a reasonably sound-proof room everybody’s happy… I used to be into DJing and I run an occasional Drum & Bass podcast called Sacred DnB Podcast.
I enjoy taking photos, although I haven’t had much of a chance to do much photography since my daughters have been around. (Well, most of the photos I now take are of them, which is probably not very interesting to anyone else!)
I also like… films (mainly silly comedy films such as ‘This is Spinal Tap’, ‘Dogma’, ‘Airplane’ etc) and TV (e.g. ‘Spaced’, ‘Green Wing’, ‘Black Books’ etc), books (Christian books, as you can imagine, but also books by Max Barry, Scott Adams, Douglas Adams etc), and … that’s more info than you could possibly want to know about me.