“You’re just like your Dad.” Years ago I wasn’t so keen on getting that comment. That’s primarily because my Dad is a lot older than me (I know, right, father older than son, whatever next). But I say that to say that I wasn’t always up for being labelled like a man I considered to […]Read More M.O.T.H. – You Are His Children When …
Of the things that Jesus teaches, one of the hardest to swallow is what he says about enemies and retaliation. This is what Jesus says about retaliation. “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. […]Read More M.O.T.H. – You Didn’t See This Coming
He knows you will do what it takes. In some ways, it sounds like what Jesus expects from His followers is a lot. Some of the things He says, sound extreme. For example, If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one […]Read More M.O.T.H. – Purity and Clinical Faithfulness
It was miraculous. There was this wedding reception that I had the privilege of attending. It was a truly miraculous reception. Historically I have attended the ones where those giving speeches don’t understand the concept of time and go awkwardly beyond the point of being humorous to seriously testing the capacity to wait. This particular […]Read More That’s Fresh
A friend loves all times and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17 Recently this verse has been emphasised and reinforced. Looking back on my brief sojourn through this thing we refer to as life, that verse has actually been a powerful reality and a balm in the times of trouble. A good friend […]Read More Friend and Brother
Some don’t think their life has much to offer, but it’s so much more valuable that we sometimes appreciate. Recently my wife and I had the great privilege of sitting to have a meal with another couple we value highly. There was something the husband said that made my eyes fill with tears. He shared […]Read More Much To Offer
This is a part of my story. It’s not the whole story, but it’s a part of it. I was brought up in a loving Christian household. Both my parents are devoted Christians. A lot of my upbringing was shaped by practices and behaviours learnt from their conduct at home and the cultural expression of […]Read More Who Is This All For?