Maybe: A Word On The Lament

Lament. Talk about laments over in Ezekiel 19 got me really thinking about how perhaps God takes us to and through seasons of misery to truly feel the sorrow of broken creation and the yearning for the release of the sons of God to redeem it. Maybe sometimes we are too quick to jump to…

Checking The Cost

When considering the investment in something of great value and weighing up how much something will cost, the least important factor is financial. For His Name’s Sake Shalom C. L. J. Dryden

When There’s Love

Being exposed repeatedly to music can reside in the system for years after the first encounter. The music of Keith Green has been in my system for around 20 years. I would not be so presumptuous to say I am an expert on all his material, but his music is still heavily influential to this…

Going Beyond

Whether by choice or through circumstance there is something about faith that goes beyond the seen reality. Faith took Noah beyond what was seen in the day to deliver his family from the impending doom to a world cleansed anew. Faith took Abram beyond his familiar dwellings to a promise he never realised but pursued…

Vessels

There are cute words in the English language. There is something cute about the word ‘vessels’. You might not think so, but I do and on here that’s all that matters. It’s such a great analogy for the life of a follower of Jesus Christ. We are not our own, but we are made for…

It’s Not About Crutches

A crutch may help you to move, but it doesn’t help you to walk. I was reminded recently that the Christian faith is not about crutches. Jesus came to bring about wholeness. That was exemplified on occasions with those who previously could not walk being able to walk. He did not offer a crutch, indeed…