The Call to Giving As Living

It is one of the smartest things I’ve witnessed. Often in my life I’m very much aware that it is only me. Nobody else is me and nobody else has lived my life and is living my life. Following that route, it’s also a reality that there are things that concern me that I feel […]

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That Work Call

To a large degree it is a pity. It is a pity that the word ‘work’ is not as celebrated as it should be. It is a pity that more focus is given to leisure and pastime activities than celebrating work. It is an understandable pity. After all, for a number of people  they are […]

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A Call To Be

There was no question with God as there was for the agonising Hamlet. There was the call to be. As the culmination of His creation reflecting Him in all He was. His first call to humanity was to be fruitful. Being fruitful in a very real way was continuing to be who He created humanity […]

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Environment for the Call

There is a reason why patience is needed. If you get it too early you will spoil it. If you get it too late you will miss it at its best. The timing is crucial. There is the context. If you get it in that place, the area won’t appreciate the blessing. Whereas if you […]

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The First Call

“Hello?” “Hello.” “Is this Mr Christopher Dryden?” “Yes, it is.” “Hello I’m calling in response to your recent job interview. We were really impressed with your responses and we would like to invite you to take on the position, would this be of interest to you?” What a call! I am not a big fan […]

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There are some people who really aren’t keen to recount significant episodes in their past. They don’t like nostalgia, their favourite subject was never history and the moment anyone starts singing ‘Those Were The Days’, they run for cover. There is no time to look back on what happened, there is only going forwards. I […]

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Son of Encouragement

One of the things I love in scripture is reading about people’s names changed. Yeah I love those moments. However the name was changed or whenever there’s just something about the name change that is like an establishment of an identity. One of the characters who got a new name was a Levite from the […]

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