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 […]Read More He’s Got Just The Person
This post is in no way designed to demean the plight of those suffering from the material definition of poverty. It is not a pleasant scenario being strapped for cash. When you have cultivated a way of life within limited means and even those resources get short, it can be very difficult indeed. I have […]Read More A Different View On Poverty
Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach. This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people—even eating with them! (Luke 15:1-2) Aren’t we making our way home? The setting sees certain religious observers critiquing Jesus for the people that He hung […]Read More Are All Sons Lost?
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 […]Read More That Boy – Quite The Choice
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 […]Read More I Wasn’t Expecting That From …
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 […]Read More This Is What He Wants
Collective responsibility. This is a concept I first came across when studying politics a couple of decades ago. The concept is that when a decision is made at cabinet level, in as much as difference of opinion can be expressed in the meeting, externally everyone gets behind it. The concept is not applicable to every […]Read More Collective Responsibility – Only A Problem In Politics?