Kevin Mayhew Publishers in partnership with GingerDog Records are greatly looking forward to welcoming Garth Hewitt and his band this Friday for his first live concert in 18 months at St Peter's Church, Ipswich.
Garth is an English Christian singer‑songwriter and Anglican priest, active since the early 1970s. His commitment to social justice pervades his music and led him to found the human rights charity Amos Trust in 1985.
Obviously, I'm dogged by the same questions as everyone else: why pray? Does it work? How do you know? Is anyone listening? How can it work anyway if millions of folk are all praying at the same time about different things?
Currently, I am quite busy writing a book on fear and anxiety, called 'Be not afraid'. In my head, it's a sort of follow-up to my book on happiness, called Happy Talk. Whether the new book actually ever gets published will be up to others. I can but hope.
The dangers of social media have been highlighted by any number of recent items in the news. And as usual, there are plenty of people ready to blame someone, anyone, for what happens. The government should do more. The platform companies should produce more effective algorithms to filter out the grooming, the bullying, the abuse. It's the schools. It's parents.