You may be familiar with the story of the 'Good Samaritan', the one about the good guy who helps his enemy by rescuing his beaten up and bloodied body out of the gutter and paying for his recovery. Do you know the backstory to this story, the brackets before and after, and the reason why Jesus… Continue reading The Call to Love our Enemies Exposes our Hearts
I have a new phone, the screen is bigger than I think is absolutely necessary but I've discovered it's going to be great for blogging! One of the apps I've downloaded is called Solid Joys - a daily devotional. I've not used it before as I was familiar with Daily Bread but I have enjoyed… Continue reading Daily Devotionals
'Who do you say I am?' - Jesus Christ's Son-of-God status humiliated through His Son-of-man sacrifice opened the way for us to have a heavenly future worth more than any earthly thing. The big question is, what is your answer to His question?
This is a brand new idea and one I hope to post consistently about a Sunday morning's sermon in a nutshell. Also a fun way to play with image editing software! What did you come away with from the place you worshipped at today that you'd like to share?
I'm sitting here with my head in my hands, frustrated, dismayed! How does a good thing become so ridiculed and reviled? How is it that I can be carrying a torch that brings with it light and warmth, illuminating beauty and you say, 'Don't come any closer, the light you carry is ugly, it burns, I… Continue reading If you are going to grab the wrong end of the stick, for heaven’s sake make sure it’s not a torch!
"Look at your daydreams—they tell you what you are living for, who you really are." Timothy Keller One of the 'benefits' - if you can call it that! - of living with pain is that in order to feel relief you have to take things a little slower and rest up more often. And if you need to… Continue reading Day Five : Hook ‘Em with a Quote