The issue with comfort.

So, I’m getting a bit concerned with how addicted I am to comfort. I take my laziness far too seriously. Yep, I work hard but when I am watching a football or cricket game, try peeling me off the couch. If you ask my wife, she will tell you how capable I am of super-human […]

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Why God helps us.

Have you ever had to make a decision for the sake of one group of people that you know will adversely affect others? How do you know which one is the right one? For me, in my position it has to be for the good of God’s people first and foremost. If something starts to […]

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Everyday with God in 2017. Part 2

Continuing on from Part 1 and for that matter, reflections on 2 Corinthians. Everything is rubbish next to knowing Jesus. True joy results in overflowing generosity. Therefore, it is possible (as ridiculous as it seems) to avoid joy in order to avoid giving. The life of faith is not about gathering resources to increase effectiveness, […]

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22 definitions of holidays.

What does it mean to be on holidays spiritually? After asking that question, the following definitions of holidays came to mind. Remebering them helps me to stay on holidays. In no particular order, holidays are: 1. Freedom to spend more time with God than for God. 2. Space for stillness. 3. Remembering the foolishness of […]

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Surprised by relinquishment.

Let it go. It’s hard not to think of a certain kid’s movie right? But Frozen ins’t really telling the truth, because it’s all about self-realisation…which isn’t letting it go at all. In a ‘get more’ world, relinquishment is a dirty word. But I have been confronted by how central it is to God’s plans […]

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