Life

There is so much new life in the darkness – so take heart

Life can be described in terms of shades: dark and light; black and white. We think of darkness as bad and light as good, yet God created darkness and light and said that it was all good. Even God Himself brooded in the darkness before the creation. Many of the most expressive and creative people… Continue reading There is so much new life in the darkness – so take heart

Life

Three Tips for Moving the Immovable

The fridge stood in the middle of the room where the delivery guy had left it. It was huge! I unfortunately am not huge. How on earth would I move this fridge? We've all had days like this: days when there's something in our lives that appear to be immovable. It might be a big… Continue reading Three Tips for Moving the Immovable

Faith, Life

May your New Year be Amazingly Ordinary

2014 has been a rollercoaster of a ride - not always thrilling, but with a number of highs and lows. Highs Having a chapter published in a book on discipleship. I wrote a short chapter called When the Gospel is Not good News in "Make, Mature, Multiply" (Ed. Brandon Smith). If interested, you can find out… Continue reading May your New Year be Amazingly Ordinary

Life

Find a way, not an excuse

I find that I require little reminders like this on  a frequent basis.  It's easy to stop trying, to sit on our laurels,  to just give up. It's easy to  find excuses for non-achievement,  non-fulfilment and non-productivity.  We seem to be wired to shift blame from ourselves onto other people or situations. As long as… Continue reading Find a way, not an excuse