Community, Ministry, Life as an Introvert: an interview with Patrick

What was your earliest memory of playing in Rend Collective?  It was at the Black Box in Belfast in 2008. It was our first ever gig. I distinctly remember spending about two hours after the show looking for Chris’ car keys. He was totally freaking out. They turned out to be in my pocket. He was so mad.   How did you feel about going on tour initially? Describe your…

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Boldly I Approach

We all know that feeling in the pit of your stomach when you know you’ve sinned. That gnawing ache that accompanies wrongdoing. Peter had to be feeling this sickening insecurity when he saw Jesus for the first time after having denied and abandoned him. He felt joy of course, his friend had risen from the dead, but no doubt it was mingled with fear and shame. Would Jesus take him…

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A St. Patrick’s Day Devotional

Part of being from Northern Ireland, means being fiercely proud of our heritage. It also means we have a love for the many stories and legends of Saint Patrick. But our favourite story is one that’s been passed down through generations, and it revolves around a massive campfire and the faithfulness of the early church in Ireland.   As a part of keeping his Easter Vigil in celebration of Christ…

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