Emily Wright

With a population of around 1/4 of a million, Bordeaux has only 6 churches – a significant lack of established Christian witness within the city.

Our Christian Union was suddenly empty

Six of us were huddled over a blank canvas. One of us had stayed up late the night before to sketch a basic calendar for the year ahead. Every little box for every day of the year represented an opportunity – an opportunity to do our job and to reach the campus for Christ.

Pray For Paris, For Lagny, For France

On the night of 13 November 2015, as all our screens filled with the terrors of the attacks on the Bataclan, Paris restaurant terraces and the area around the Stade de France, our social media screens began to fill with one phrase: “Pray for Paris.”

Paradise Lost?

Bordeaux is one of the most agreeable towns in the world to live in. You should be very happy to live here. You are in Paradise.” Such was the rather effusive praise that designer Philippe Starck gave to the city when he visited recently.

Ruth McGarvey

Originally from Cookstown in County Tyrone, N.Ireland, Ruth became a Christian when she was 4 years old.