Extravagant Love

This photo has hung on the wall in my workroom for the past four years. I found it one day in a charity shop (that’s a ‘thrift shop’ for some readers). I hadn’t gone there with any intention of buying anything that day, I was with a friend who enjoys charity shops as much as […]

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Where ARE you Lord?

Where Are You Lord? How often in life have you cried out to God ‘where are you Lord?’ When things go ‘wrong’; Or when we ‘fall’ – when it feels our world has been shaken and turned upside down, God is often the very last one we think of turning to – long after we’ve […]

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What Does Love Look Like?

While growing up, the author Brennan Manning had a best friend called Ray. The two of them were reportedly inseparable; they went to school together, bought a car between them as teenagers, went on double-dates, and then, during the Korean War, they enlisted and, amazingly, were sent to the frontline together. One night while sitting […]

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“I Love You Lord”

“I love you, O Lord, my strength”. Psalm 18:1 Tell God you Love Him This is one of my favourite Psalms. If you get a chance, read through all of Psalm 18. There are lots of scriptures that declare thankfulness to God for His deliverance in battle, including a parallel scripture to this Psalm, in […]

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God is Still Good, even when Life isn’t

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him” Psalm 34:8 What do we mean when we say God is good? It’s His nature: it’s who He is. “You are good and do good” Psalm 119:68 “Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up […]

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The Unfathomable, Immeasurable, Relentless Love of God

The past couple of weeks we’ve been singing a beautiful song at our church by Cory Asbury; the words in the bridge of the song go like this: ‘There’s no shadow You won’t light up Mountain You won’t climb up Coming after me There’s no wall You won’t kick down No lie You won’t tear […]

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