Maybe it’s simply the circles I move in, or the poverty of my own faith, but I find myself thinking much less about love these days. How to love others, the love of Jesus towards the poor and desolate, how God’s love changes us. These are key Christian questions, yet I find myself realising the lack of love in my thoughts and conversation. And I don’t think I’m alone in this. In my work, I speak with lots of Christians, and when I ask them what they are aiming to do in their work, rarely do people say anything that approximates to “loving people”. Even simply typing the words seems naff. But as a young(er) adult, I was obsessed with love; not surprising, you…

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