Back in Berlin

On Friday, Tricia and I will be flying up to Berlin, Germany to perform at a concert with Norm Strauss and Isabel Ment. Berlin became a second home to me between 1998 and 2006 and I have always enjoyed playing…Read more

Songs of Resistance and Comfort

I recently saw a flurry of activity on Facebook regarding a conversation between Bono and Eugene Peterson, on the subject of songs. Thinking about that, I remembered Fugitive Music in the UK, who produced a great album of original worship…Read more

UK April Tour Begins This Week

Tricia and I will be touring the UK from 12th to 24th, with a series of concerts featuring our newest material, classic songs and conversation, in "An Evening with Noel & Tricia Richards". We start in the North East of…Read more

Encouragement is so important.

I thought it would be an idea to write and share something really important. We all like to be encouraged and thrive when we receive appreciation. I have really been encouraged by the overwhelming messages of support for 'Our New…Read more

My New Venture

Having lived in Mallorca, Spain for almost 6 years, I am delighted to announce that visitors to the island will be able to visit my new wine shop. As well as regular wine tastings and excellent wines for sale, I…Read more

Acoustic version of ' You Laid Aside Your Majesty'

James Hargreaves Band from Darlington sent me this version of 'You Laid Aside Your Majesty', which they recorded for Easter. Click on the image to play. A really nice version with the voices blending well. To listen to more of…Read more

Easter Songs

Over the years we have written many songs which have an Easter theme. We have uploaded six of them to the website, so that you can stream them and be reminded of our timeless hope. Yesterday Frederick Buechner posted these…Read more

Commissioning BBC One's 'The Battle for Christianity'

BBC TV's The Battle for Christianity examines the reasons behind a rise in popularity in Christianity in the UK in a documentary which shows how confident, assertive faith is replacing traditional churches in the UK. BBC Head of Religion &amp…

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In Love with Donald Trump

This is a very thought provoking article which seeks to explain why Evangelical Christians in the USA are prepared to support Donald Trump. Challenging and disturbing.
I have posted the article in full but you can also read it on…Read more

New Video

Take a few minutes to listen to this song from Bryn Haworth. Click on the image to play the video. Excellent!

Vintage Guitar

Some people buy and sell their guitars with great frequency. I have had a number of different ones over the years. However, one that I will never part with is my Martin 00028. I bought this guitar at Christmas 1976…Read more

Holy Joke?

Fred Buechner always has a fresh way of looking at spirituality. I have always liked to hear those who offer a different perspective.

Fred Buechner writes: 

"I suspect that Jesus spoke many of his parables as a kind of sad

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