That Boy – Quite The Choice

You may not have had this experience for a number of reasons, but look to sympathise with that boy. When it’s time, a number of the boys will go out to play football and it will first be time to pick the sides. Two captains will get to pick one boy each until the sides […]

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I Wasn’t Expecting That From …

Uncharacteristic. Interesting word, that. Often heard when someone does something that you really would not expect them to do. Often used in the negative. What I love about the gospel of Jesus Christ and indeed the entire narrative of scripture with God is how He takes those you wouldn’t expect and makes them do the […]

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This Is What He Wants

This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. For,  There is one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and humanity—the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. (1 Timothy 2:3-6) It would be one of the biggest lies of my […]

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Those Left Out Can Fit Right In

There are particular episodes of scripture that retain a massive interest from me. The healing of the man born blind as recorded in the gospel according to John is one of those episodes. There are many elements of the episode to appreciate as you come to it. There’s the question of the disciples wondering who […]

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Keeping in Touch

Contact. My Dad was never the most physically affectionate of people. It’s not a criticism – I don’t think there’s a law that suggests all loving people must express themselves in physically affectionate ways. I did grow up, however, to appreciate expressions of physical affection. In any case, although he wasn’t a physically affectionate type, […]

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