2023-10-25T09:54:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Preachers who’ve said depression is evidence of a ‘God-shaped hole’ need correcting, says Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn
2023-08-25T09:47:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn has never released a song with profanity in. But neither will he condemn other artists who choose to use fruity language. Here, he explains why
2023-07-03T13:36:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
I’ll be honest. Until now, I’ve felt a little smug about the rise of Artificial Intelligence.
2023-06-05T13:06:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
The relentless news of scandals and failures in the Church is breaking my heart. It can feel really hopeless - and then it becomes easy to slide into despair.
2023-04-12T09:02:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
’Thoughts and prayers’ Christianity makes our sinful passivity look heavenly, says Chris Llewellyn, but we are called to be active participants in bringing about societal change and social justice
2023-03-27T12:22:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
My mum’s teen years were characterised by routine bomb scares. But the most frightening part isn’t the horrifying violence she witnessed, but the nonchalance with which she talks about it. Northern Ireland’s atmosphere of hatred was her version of normal.
2023-02-23T11:40:00+00:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
I recently polled my Instagram followers, asking them three questions: “Is it important to you to be a ‘biblical Christian’?”, “Is it important to challenge leaders whose worldview is ‘unbiblical’?” and “Have you actually read the whole Bible?”.
2023-01-27T13:42:00+00:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Darkness isn’t all bad, says Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn
2022-12-19T15:35:00+00:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Chris Llewellyn has noticed a fascinating similarity between the message of the cross and the science of resistance training
2022-09-27T10:52:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
A mature faith neither glosses over the glaring problems in our movement, nor abandons it in its time of need, says Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn
2022-08-30T10:11:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
I started playing guitar because of that scene from Back to the Future. Any child of the 1980s knows immediately what I’m talking about: Marty McFly’s blistering ‘Johnny B Goode’ solo. As I watched it, my jaw hit the floor.
2022-07-02T13:30:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Rend Collective frontman Chris Llewellyn confesses he still isn’t entirely comfortable with the commercial side of his ministry
2022-04-26T16:03:00+01:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
Imagine this being spoken in the cowboy drawl of a Texan church employee and it gets a whole lot better: “Well here’s the thing about church. It’s like Noah’s ark. It’s a mess. There are animals everywhere, doing their business, and it kinda stinks a lot of the time. But ...
2022-03-08T12:10:00+00:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
The frontmen of two of the biggest Christian bands in the world hold opposing views on faith and doubt. Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn responds to John Cooper of Skillet’s contentious remarks
2022-02-23T16:33:00+00:00By Chris Llewellyn, Rend Collective
“This is not a gentle request. It’s a command. When God uses it, he’s grabbing us by the collar, urging us to notice something incredible that we’re currently ignoring.”