This world cup has so far been one of the most enjoyable I have seen – the exuberance of Columbia, brilliance of Messi, flair of the Dutch, sheer class of Germany and some of the ‘Scotland’ teams (the minnows like Costa Rica) doing really well. It has also been strange for me – I have experienced a ‘conversion’. I no longer want England to lose every match. In fact I am saddened that they, along with Spain and Italy, are not in the last 16. I reflect on this in my latest article for Christian Today. You can read it here.