Maybe prayer is like garbage.Â I regard taking out the garbage as part of the daily tedium of life, and it is something I leave, wherever possible, for other household members to do.Â Of course,..
In 2 Chronicles 2-4 we have a description of the building of the Temple in Jerusalem, and then in chapters 5-7 the dedication of the Temple. As I read those chapters recently as part of my B..
Thereâ€™s always more we can do in ministry, but God is not asking, â€˜Can you do more?â€™ He is asking, â€˜Do you love me?â€™ Some of those extras are not always as vital as we think them to be..
I listened this morning to a podcast interview with Christian Hofreiter on Making Sense of Old Testament Genocide . It is well worth a full listen, it’s a challenging topic and Christian has som..
One of the most challenging sayings of Jesus comes in Matthew 8.22: Another disciple said to him, ‘Lord, first let me go and bury my father.’ But Jesus told him, ‘Follow me, and let th..
I was listening to a programme about Debussey called ‘Perfect Husband, Pitiable Artist’ on Radio 4 the other day.Â It was exploring whether he loved anyone except himself, his genius - eventually co..
This Lent as a church family we are reading through the letter of James, a couple of verses at a time. Today’s reading is this: You foolish person, do you want evidence that faith without deeds..
‘The LORD will fight for you; you only need to be still.’ In Exodus 14, the people of Israel have finally been allowed by Pharoah to leave Egypt.Â En masse, they arrived at the Red Sea, suppose..
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. Dorothy Parker
In the rush and noise of life, as you have intervals, step home within yourselves and be still. Wait upon God, and feel His good presence; this will carry you evenly through your dayâ€™s busines..