Category: Everyday Christian Life

Hunger For God & Spiritual “Eating Disorders”

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Matthew 5:6 A while ago, I was looking for one of those bags, to carry my Bible in, that can also fit in a couple of pens, highlighters and notebook. I couldn’t seem to find one that was just the right

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No More Shame

Shame: Shame is that little voice inside that constantly whispers: “There’s something wrong with me” “I wish I’d never done that” “If people really knew who I am they’d walk away from me“ “My sins are too big to be forgiven” “God couldn’t really love me” When we entertain these thoughts, they take root and

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When “Sharing” Becomes Harmful

Psalm 39, James 3:1-10 A problem multiplied, not halved! Have you ever heard that ‘wise’ old saying “a problem shared is a problem halved”? I remember a teacher at school using it. It’s another one of those old urban proverbs that makes one go “ahhh, isn’t that lovely”. It seems to infer friendship and caring;

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“Did God really say?…..”

Recently, I was standing at the train station, waiting for a train, when a strange little scenario played out in front of me. A train had been slowly filling up with passengers; seconds before the doors closed so that the train could leave, a man suddenly jumped off the train, onto the platform looking flustered,

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