I was reading through some old journal entries the other day. I'm not a particularly prolific journaller so this particular journal goes all the way back to 2011!! In it I came across this verse in my usual scrawled writing. Psalm 71:14 As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more … Continue reading Dealing Out Hope
We all have a tendency to worry about things from time to time. That is probably why Jesus said "Do not worry" in various ways and at various times. He knew that as we faced up to how little of our surroundings we actually had control over in life we would tend to worry. What … Continue reading Get worried!
This topic can cause a lot of controversy within the church and I make no apologies for a little theology. When we come to Jesus are we still sinners or are we saints? It might seem like a pointless argument but I believe the answer holds keys in how we impact our planet with the … Continue reading Saints or Sinners?
Good news! The world is getting better, 2012 was the best year yet! I can hear the counter-arguments already. As difficult as it might be to believe if you switched on the average news channel (or ever used the internet!), the world continues to improve. The truth however doesn't sell papers, capture your attention or make you … Continue reading The world is getting better!
My wife Jo shares a story from our recent time in Kenya: During our mission trip to Kenya in March this year, I had the amazing privilege of praying with a wonderful lady called Agnes. This post is all about her and what God has done for her. I first met Agnes when some of … Continue reading Guest: Kenyan Encounters – Transformed
In this series of blog posts I want to share some stories from our recent trip to Kenya. This was not a holiday but rather a ministry trip as part of the ministry school we have been attending in California for the last year. We were in a small village outside of Mombasa called Mtwapa … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Light in the darkness
We recently went to Kenya on a mission trip as part of our school in California. We were in a village called Mtwapa just outside of Mombasa on the coast. The eastern coast of Africa is a really beautiful place and we loved our time there. We were not there to enjoy the sights however. … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Destiny
We recently went to Kenya on a mission trip as part of our school in California. We were in a village called Mtwapa just outside of Mombasa on the coast. The eastern coast of Africa is a really beautiful place and we loved our time there. We were not there to enjoy the sights however. … Continue reading Kenyan Encounters – Salvation
"13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13 This passage really struck me today for a number of different reasons. So here are some thoughts on it. "May the God … Continue reading Overflow
There are no victims in the Kingdom of Heaven. At times we all feel like a victim. Something happens outwith our control and we feel our world come crashing down around us. It happens to us all. Recently though I have began to see how it is possible to live a victorious life in all … Continue reading Victims or Victors