doubt
mature faith

mature faith

Thomas was not a doubter. Instead he was an adult seeking the verification that all adults need if we are to truly believe.

adult faith

adult faith

It's the feast of the apostle Thomas today (July 3). I have always felt an affinity with Thomas. He is often referred to as the "doubter" since he was not present when...

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I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin

matariki

matariki

I have no doubt that God used the stars to shift my focus from my own failures and successes to the God I was seeking to follow.