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?
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 […]Read More Those Left Out Can Fit Right In
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, […]Read More Keeping in Touch
Relationships are so crucial to developing as a human being. One of the aspects of those relationships is when people get together and work together on a project. The interactions and engagements that present the different aspects of people’s personalities and characters is so fascinating. That is evident when we get around to share life […]Read More You Didn’t See That Coming – A Word on the Group Dynamic