To be bored or not to be bored? - that is the question. 7 ideas for things to do with the kids (or your friends, or by yourself) over Summer
I had a chess set a long time ago, and I loved that little chess set. It was a rather funky, electronic board that meant I could play chess even when no one else in the family wanted to play - and that was always. So I played against the computer - an unseen opponent … Continue reading Things Jesus Modeled and Taught – Love
There are times in life when struggle seems to be the norm. Jesus himself taught his disciples that in this world you will have hardships. He also talked openly about the difficulties his followers would face. We would hope that during times like these we can retreat into the presence of God, as well as find … Continue reading Sometimes you just need to get out of your Church for your own good!
I came across the above image a few weeks ago. Every time I see it I think "that mind looks like it's releasing chaos". We are all wired differently: some of us require structured ways of being, while others thrive on the oceans of chaos. We tend to believe that creatives are on the chaotic … Continue reading Creativity doesn’t need to be messy
I was listening to the EntreLeader Podcast recently as I drove to work. The presenter described the interviewee as 'a city on a hill'. I loved that description and was struck by the thought that Christ-centred people are called to be cities on a hill. And then I thought... ...AM I A CITY ON A HILL? … Continue reading Are you a city on a hill or a spooky castle?: Thoughts on discipleship and leadership
As I read the early chapters of the Gospels, I see Jesus speaking the same command to almost everyone he meets: follow me! For decades Christians have understood this to mean “say a prayer of repentance and commitment to Jesus, attend church regularly, and live a generally good life”. There is a problem with this. Jesus … Continue reading What is a follower of Jesus?
Following Jesus is HARD work! If you've been on the road with Jesus for a while you know I'm telling the truth, and if you're just starting out... Don't worry, it's worth it 🙂 I have seen many friends (and some family too) starting out with Jesus and giving up when the going got tough. … Continue reading Disciples of Jesus L.A.S.T.