Something About A New Song

Hundreds and thousands have filled the auditorium. There is not a spare seat in the house. There is an excitement in the air as the audience awaits the main act. Many will tell you it was an evening they would never forget. They were especially moved when that song was played. They knew the words […]

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An Acceptable Attitude

There is something about the customer service industry and the consumer culture that thrives on something actually very positive. A lot is invested in giving customer satisfaction through the quality of service offered. Professional and efficient, timely and courteous, the values are fairly well known from company to company. The delivery of these qualities on […]

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Accept Reality

They told me I was living in a fantasy. They told me I needed to wake up from my dreaming and face reality. What was that reality? Who defined that reality? What made it so real? Perhaps it was explained by science, maybe that had all the answers. But appeared to operate on theories and […]

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Acceptable To Who?

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. (Romans 12:2) My experience of that period of my life was not so much about being a rebel to my parents. I […]

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Acceptance: A Challenge

Jesus says some really interesting things. Come to me, I will give you rest, take my yolk, learn of me, my yolk is easy and my burden is light. Whoever comes to me, I will never cast out. These and other sayings and experiences in the ministry of Jesus makes it clear that He is […]

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Acceptance and Disagreement

Belonging. There’s a World Cup going on, apparently. England are doing well, so I’ve heard. People have spoken and written about how the success of a country in a sporting event brings the nation together. The team does well, especially when they weren’t expected to do as well, and the sense of pride and belonging […]

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He’s Got Just The Person

One of the things I find remarkable about life is how at times of challenge and tumult, the right person can emerge to help out. That person won’t be there all the time, indeed they could be on the scene for a few moments or an otherwise short period of time. Yet their presence and […]

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