Today's' post is a very short encouragement regarding God's view of you. We often view God as distant and unconcerned with our lives - but this is so far from the truth. There's a song in the bible that says the following: “But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them sing joyful… Continue reading You are blessed with the favour and love of God
What is the heart of the Christmas Story, and what has this got to do with #homelessness?
Ever have those moments when your head is full of worry, anxiety and stress when you look at the world around you? I know I certainly do! It's so easy to feel like you are drowning. We all have times like this - so how should a follower of Jesus respond to such moments?
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
Sometimes the simplest of truths are the most difficult for us to get to grips with. For some reason we as humans often struggle to realise that we are truly and unconditionally loved by God. The image below highlights lyrics from an old children's chorus which articulates a child-like faith that we are loved by… Continue reading The Gospel is difficult for us to receive
Mattthew 1:21 This chapter is full of names. Generations of names that are known by God. Each one known by him and loved by him. God gives Joseph the name for his coming son: Jesus. We know from scripture that jesus is described as the name above all other names. God gave him because he… Continue reading You are loved and known by God
In the Gospels Jesus teaches and illustrates how to make disciples not just theologically, but practically too. These seven practices highlight the majority of what Jesus taught in the Gospels. We believe that when followers of Jesus simply learn and apply what Jesus taught, they are more effective disciples, missionaries and Gospel-carriers. When we are… Continue reading Introduction to the 7 key themes Jesus taught and lived