pharwood has written 6 posts for Peter Harwood

Slander, lies and leadership

Slander: Making false and damaging statements about someone.   It can happen in many different contexts but perhaps the most common is by those who are being led, about the leader – whether that is in politics, business, education, armed forces or religion.  It is invariably an unpleasant experience and sometimes extremely stressful.   I have experienced … Continue reading

Is Your Life Falling Apart?

Life is fragile – and can so easily feel as if it is falling apart.  A friend of mine was unexpectedly called into his boss’ office just before Christmas to be given notice of immediate redundancy.  Security promptly escorted him offsite without any chance of saying goodbye to colleagues and friends.  His bonus would have … Continue reading

How do science, faith, evolution and creation hold together

  This a great filmed talk of how science and faith hold together with a particular focus on evolution and creation.   You could skip the first 6 mins without losing anything!   Click title to watch.    

Where was God on Friday when Adam Lanza slaughtered 27 people?

  And as I read the tales and saw the pictures I experienced a range of emotions; shock, disbelief, nausea, fear, compassion, pain, anguish.  Where was God on Friday when Adam Lanza slaughtered 20 kids and 6 teachers?   The answer is – he was there.  So why didn’t he stop the horrendous killings?   … Continue reading

Theological reflections on The Hobbit!

Entry into the world of blogging…..

Why am I entering into the blogging world? That is a good question! Firstly, to help me to process my own thoughts. It is so easy, too easy, to simply go with the flow and not critically reflect on what is going on. Secondly, I believe that as a Christian I am called to be … Continue reading