Elusive Archbishop of the slums

It is easy to categorise and be categorised. In many places in society the only way to get ahead is to sublimate yourself in the colours of the tribe. But a true mark of faith and healthy personality is that you are ‘elusive’ to the box-carrying, label-making mechanisms of our world. Jesus told a man, […]

Executions cannot obscure a miracle

Surrounded by scared politicians, corrupt officials, chaotic processes, frenzied monetized media, public outpourings of hate through to mercy, courageous grieving families and the rest of us who can only really guess at how this ever came to be – a Pastor and an Artist, loved sons both – have ‘died well’ alongside fellow prisoners they […]

Something’s happening in Ukraine

Something’s happening in Ukraine Yet the pictures don’t make sense Seems some tourists must be visiting Hope the locals don’t take offence I see them lolling among sunflowers I see them resting where they lay Surely frolicing in green fields Or dropping by for a farm-stay Now they climb aboard the green train More sightseeing […]

Christian aid worker rescued in daring SAS raid

“We are deeply grateful to everyone involved in her rescue, to those who worked tirelessly on her behalf, and to family and friends for their love, prayers and support over the last twelve days.” The parents of Helen Johnson. Committed Christian Helen Johnson, her Kenyan colleague Moragwa Oirere and two Afghan woman who all worked […]

Would the real Jesus please not wear a robe?

SMH.TV has brought us another amazing documentary, this time about a man claiming to be the Messiah and living in the wilds of Siberia. Vissarion, the Teacher, Jesus… wearing a flowing white robe, sitting on the side of a hill and teaching his followers, who also are wearing flowing white garments. Vissarion’s real name is Sergey […]

In a digital world, hackers are the new guerilla warriors

If something strange happens to Utterance in the next few days, it has been probably been hacked. If it can happen to a French magazine, a Mexican drug cartel and Iranian nuclear facilities, it can happen to anyone. With so much of life, business, industry and finance heavily reliant on computer and digital processes, it make […]