The Common Good

Steve Stockman

Steve Stockman the minister of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and blogs regularly on the intersection of faith and culture at Soul Surmise, where this reflection first appeared.

Blog Posts by Steve Stockman

Posted by Steve Stockman 2 years 7 weeks ago
Bill Fay is a story.And the British singer-songwriter's new album Life is People — his first in more than 40 years — is a gem of a record that comes out of nowhere and makes an impression beyond...
Posted by Steve Stockman 2 years 13 weeks ago
Back in 2005, Africa was a recurring theme of U2's worldwide Vertigo tour, where Bono’s campaigning for debt relief, trade justice and immediate intervention in the AIDS pandemic — each fueled by his...
Posted by Steve Stockman 2 years 14 weeks ago
"Oh Lord let me die on the back of adventure/ With a brush and an eye full of light."These lines from the 10-minute "Constantine’s Dream" sum up Banga — the latest album from musical iconoclast Patti...
Posted by Steve Stockman 2 years 15 weeks ago
It doesn’t seem seven years since Leonard Cohen’s last album because the man has spent the middle years of his 70s up to his wrinkles in a whole lot of activity including critically acclaimed concert...
Posted by Steve Stockman 2 years 16 weeks ago
I have followed the Irish musician Peter Wilson’s (aka Duke Special) career from the very beginning, giving him one of his first radio sessions as Booley House way back in the day. I have watched the...