God’s message and not some human thinking; and it is still a living power
The church is much larger and more diverse than we might think on a Sunday morning.
My problem is that I have picked up so many patterns of behaviour and ways of thinking, idols even, that are holding me back
It is the Risen Lord who is our security, who makes us experience profound peace even in the midst of life’s storms
I am buffeted about by the expectations of others, and by my own disordered internal motivations
my work with FFF is now able to be more focussed on content and creating new resources
We have realised that we are on the same boat, all of us fragile and disoriented,
But remember where the chapter began: Elijah praying: Lord, “I have had enough. Take my life”
I often hear people comment that their faith is weak, or that they have little faith. I often feel the same way.
Unbridled ambition is problematic and resentment is exhausting. Love, generosity and forgiveness really is foundational,
Rote learning was a norm in my primary school days, repetition of the times tables, two times two equals four, three times two
So simple that children who naturally and naively live with open eyes and ears get it, when we adults too often miss the point.
. The prevailing sense in the Old Testament was that God lived in the heavens (above). Therefore mountain-tops (where heaven and earth seem to intersect) were a logical place of encounter with the divine. We see this in Moses, the holy Old Testament leader of people,...
I find it very helpful to hear Jesus speaking directly to me, not as a fearsome threat but as an invitation to not miss the divine presence in the midst of the routines and demands, the ups and downs of my daily life.