About Changes and Choices

The choice is still up to you. The story is told of the relationship between God and His people. In that story there was a phase when they accepted Him as their King and accepted a number of judges appointed for disputes both internally and when faced with external opposition. The people reached a point, […]

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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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Here I Am, Send Me

If my life is better now than it was before, it is down to the grace of God. By that I mean, there’s a great kindness of God that I have experienced in life. A kindness that I still recognise to this has absolutely nothing to do with me in terms of anything I’ve done […]

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A List of Acknowledgements

who would be on your list of acknowledgements? A group of us was looking at what Paul of Tarsus wrote about in the final part of his letter to the church in Rome. The list of names there was quite something. It wasn’t even exhaustive. For all the names he wanted to be remembered and […]

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Alive and Risen

He suffered, bled and died. They saw it. They thought all hope was lost … But … There was victory in His death. For on the cross He took the sin of the world upon Himself so that peace could be made with the Father. It certainly did not look like victory to those mourning […]

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Dead and Buried

Then Jesus shouted, “Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!” And with those words he breathed his last. (Luke 23:46) They crucified Him. The run up to it was so unfair. Pilate couldn’t find anything wrong with Him. Herod didn’t see anything worthy of making a bid to charge him. It came down to a baying […]

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