Vision Radio Interview

I was recently invited by Vision Christian Radio's Neil Johnson as a special guest to discuss my book Beyond the Fish Sticker and to answer some questions from callers. What a great but challenging experience as with anything done live. If you're interested in having a listen, see the link below. Please feel free to [...]

Mark of Cain

By Ben Swift Theologian Karl Barth who when asked after a lifetime of theological research and contemplation, “What have you learned?” answered, “Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” But does this seemingly simple response provide a satisfactory answer? It certainly feels like we need something beyond the playful words [...]

Christmas Actually

By Ben Swift Turn, turn, turn, you can almost feel the cogs of the universe spinning us ever so quickly towards another Christmas. This Groundhog Day, déjà vu-like experience once again finds us trying to come up with something new to make the day somehow special, even memorable, in the hope that we may experience [...]

Looking Back to Look Forward

By Ben Swift – Author of Beyond the Fish Sticker History can be regarded by some as insignificant and irrelevant; foreign to their high-definition, technologically driven, fast-paced lifestyles. But looking back is often our only hope of avoiding the pitfalls experienced in the past. Perhaps you’ve noticed that events from history are often reshaped into [...]