As important as recognising any problem or sin is, to move forward in addressing it without the focus on God is just another form of idolatry.Read more "Not the king you want, the king you need."
If I want to talk to my friend, I wouldn’t suggest going to movie. Why? because I would be competing for their attention over the movie soundtrack and visual distraction of the screen.Read more "Church: high tea or women’s expo?"
Here’s why the Olympic rings are not gold silver and bronze; because it is a truly international event which involves nations who may not even get a single medal of any of those coloursRead more "Why the Olympic rings aren’t: gold, silver and bronze."
What if every time we offer someone a solution to their problems that does not involve nor reference God’s word, we are telling them that ‘man can totally life without a single word from the mouth of God.’Read more "Why we need to allow despair."
We all know that the moment ‘Sorry’ is followed by one single word of justification it actually and immediately turns from being a word of healing to a words of absolute poison in a relationship. Because now we’ve been lied to as well.Read more "Sorry; The hardest thing to say."
Devotion: Jesus’s visit. Luke 19:1-6 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd. 4 So he ran […]Read more "Site term 3 session 2: Visitation; how to start. Inc. Devotion."
Recently it has occurred to me that in both life and leadership, when something really works and I’ve ‘hit the jackpot’ so to speak, I’m immediately thinking stuff like: “Well, this is obviously the right formula/way to do things so I’m going to keep doing it.”Read more "When you do finally hit the jackpot…. throw it away."
I wonder how much joy we rob ourselves when we come to God with certain expectations.Read more "What it means to follow…."
Please don’t miss this: when Jesus came to earth, he ‘copped it’ from the religious leaders of his day. NOT because he was abolishing the Old Testament, but because he was fulfilling it.Read more "Why I fell back in love with the idea of sovereign grace."