Category Archives: Faith

A selection of posts looking at faith from a Christian point of view. These include everything from Bible studies through to thoughts on living in the 21st Century.

Making Choices, Tackling the Future and Digging into God’s Gifts

Making Choices, Tackling the Future and Digging into God’s Gifts

I’ve almost finished my year in Sheffield. I’m in the middle of the dreaded dissertation write up and yet strangely calm. I mean, I’ve even managed to find time to write a post about what the future holds without stressing. It’s like a miracle has happened. So what has happened this year? Mostly, I’ve done… Read More

Keswick Convention 2017 || The Year I Took My Best Friends

Keswick Convention 2017 || The Year I Took My Best Friends

If you remember back to the very early days of CounterCultural. CounterCouture. (when I was still using Blogger!), you might remember I wrote two posts on the Keswick Convention (Life On Team|| K4K at the Keswick Convetion and Really? My week as a conventioneer). After all, I have been to 15 conventions and 7 of… Read More

Modest Office Wear || Dressing for Faith at Work

Modest Office Wear || Dressing for Faith at Work

As a working professional, there really isn’t a dress code for “Christian workwear”, however, there are often stated/unstated rules regarding office wear in different work environments. During the time I worked in construction, I wasn’t under any obligation to dress “corporate”. I consider corporate to be the expected dress code in a professional environment but… Read More

Social Anxiousness, Community and Big Churches

Social Anxiousness, Community and Big Churches

The idea for this post was the result of the Young Adults Weekend Away with my church. A whole weekend of spending time with people my age. The problem was I knew very few young adults in my church. Plus everybody was in clusters (our version of small group communities). The thought of trying to… Read More

10 Bible Verses about Fasting

10 Bible Verses about Fasting

Since I graduated and became aware of increasingly mainstream health trends, fasting has gained serious traction. Starting with the 5:2 Diet, intermediate fasting is used by various groups as a standard part of their programmes. I even tried intermediate fasting for several months, which worked well for maintaining my weight until my emotions interfered. Being… Read More