Established

Many people flit from one church to another, from job to job, relationship to relationship, even across countries, never truly taking root anywhere. As long as we work and strive to ‘make our own clothes,’ we will find it difficult to take root and become established.

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Total Surrender. (Part 2)

“Be devoted to tenderly loving your fellow believers as members of one family. Try to outdo yourselves in respect and honor of one another”.  Romans 12:10 These past few months have been a strange time, and for many people, a lonely time. Thankfully the church I belong to went online almost as soon as lockdown […]

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You Say it Best, When You Say Nothing At All (Sometimes)

“Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.” Proverbs 17:27,28 “Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow […]

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Recipe for Heavenly Humble Pie 🥧

“Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.” Ephesians 4:2 I was watching an award ceremony recently and noticed how many times ward-winners used the term “humbled” in their acceptance speeches. This made me think about the word humble; and then, because of the way […]

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Who is in Charge – You or Your Cell Phone?

Have you noticed how, everywhere you go, you’ll see people walking around with their heads down, eyes riveted to the small screens of their phones? “Huh, what? Did someone say sunset? Quick, get a photo of it and get it on Instagram! Oh and don’t forget to choose a snazzy filter, because this sunset made […]

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“Tiny Miracles of Beauty”

“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all.” 1 Corinthians 12:4 We’ve had a lot of snow in Northern Ireland recently. There’s something wonderful about snow; it can make even the uglier towns and cities looks picturesque. The ‘blanket’ of snow that we see is made up […]

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