Life at the Circus: Painting the town red


Contemporary life in the UK is noisy and full of distraction. Finding a still centre in our busy modern world is tricky, but is it even necessary? If you’re not a nun or a monk, what does following Jesus Christ look like today – and has the church got anything to do with it?

Lucy Winkett is the rector of St James’s Piccadilly and chair of trustees of Amos Trust. She is the author of Our Sound is our Wound and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day. A columnist in Third Way magazine, she also chairs the governors of an innovative Church of England Academy and is a founding advisor to the public theology think-tank Theos.

Lucy Winkett