The Quest for Community #5

My good friend Ben once invited me to the pub for a chat while we were at uni. He and his housemate Owen had started a prayer meeting on Saturday nights at the their house and it had grown into a little family. We loved spending time in God's presence together on those Saturday nights.... Continue Reading →

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The Quest for Community #4

I'm just gonna come out and say it. I think you're too sensitive. You're too easily offended. When it comes to receiving "wounds from a friend" you're about as durable as a helium balloon. One little prick to your ego and you get totally deflated (usually with a lot of high-pitched whining). But that's no... Continue Reading →

Throwback: Honesty

From back when I was listening to a lot of Danny Silk and contemplating relational intricacies.  John 1:14 - "And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth." Proverbs 16:24 - "Gracious words are like... Continue Reading →

The Naked Bride

     Welcome to all who came for the provocative blog title! Since you’re here... Picture the scene. It’s Sunday morning. You’ve not had the best of weeks. You fell into that sin you said you’d stay away from and you’re feeling the emotional effects of it. Your faith in God is feeling more and... Continue Reading →

Legacy – Part 2: Passing the Baton

“Much that once was, is lost for none now live who remember it.” - Galadriel "If we're not pouring into the next generation, we're wasting our time." - Keri Jones Be sure to read the Introduction and Part 1 before carrying on! Relay Change-Overs Paul (1Cor 9:24) and the writer to the Hebrews (12:1) encourage... Continue Reading →

Hurting and Healing – Part 2

[I use a lot of parallel examples in this post so, to avoid confusion, let me please clarify that I'm not talking about miraculous physical healing but emotional healing that is led by the Holy Spirit] You DEFINITELY need to read Part 1 first... Knowing our problems is not the same as no longer having them.  Sometimes... Continue Reading →

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