Recently I was reading Judges and I came across a few verses that stirred my heart. God addresses Gideon, who in turn addresses God. read on: God said, Go with the strength you have and rescue Israel from the Midianites. I am sending you And Gideon replied, My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of… Continue reading Go in MY strength – not your own strength
We all have a favorite band, team, preacher, etc. We tend to follow their progress; listen to their music or teachings. We follow them, perhaps closely, perhaps from a distance. We invest our time, energy, and even our money in following them. Following others is a natural aspect of life. We are all following someone… Continue reading Somebody is calling you out of the crowd
Have you ever seen something so amazing that it makes you just stop in your tracks and say 'wow!'? The writer of this song is amazed by the presence of God: a place where even sparrows and swallows find a home; a place so filled with love and healing, favour, honour and acceptance. So he… Continue reading My soul longs, yes, faints
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!
The sun is shining on Harrogate today and I can hear the morning coffee call. Responding to the call I step into my local independent coffee shop. I’m greeted by the owner and the barista, both of whom are bright and cheery. The welcome is warm and authentic. This place is a little treasure trove… Continue reading 012 Coffee Creativity: The Case of the Nude Barista
What are the discipleship themes taught by Jesus? I've created a 1 minute introduction to those themes. Feel free to comment and feedback your thoughts - what would you add?
I find myself in a reflective state of mind tonight as I sit at the laptop in a room filled with comfort. My wife is just over the room watching television and my children are all sleeping peacefully as I write. I am soaking up the freedom that I enjoy through the sacrifices our ancestors… Continue reading THE GOSPEL BRINGS FREEDOM THROUGH FORGIVENESS