Category Archives: Articles

Multiplication not Addition

There have been a lot of great articles to read lately, and some are just calling me to make notes on them! One by Mike Breen shows how humans can be such creatures of overreaction, “choosing polarities rather than living … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a blessing

Yikes, I’ve signed up for yet another email feed! Not sure how often this one updates, but it was recommended by our church plant, and has some really good articles/resources. Plus, it’s all about being missional. For example, an article … Continue reading

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Baseball Lessons

Do you sometimes feel like a failure? You’ve been trying and trying, honed your skills, done everything in the best way that you know, and still nothing has come through? Well, it’s a statistical reality that home-run hitters tend to … Continue reading

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Slactivate?

If you don’t want to miss new posts from this blog, you’d better click on my “Home” tab at the top, and then scroll way down to the bottom and enter your email address, then click “subscribe”. Because I’m pretty … Continue reading

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Someone wants to talk to you.

That all seems like so long ago. The written word, and the Sent Word… thousands and thousands of years ago. What is it that makes them come alive today? It’s because God has a strong desire to speak to you. … Continue reading

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War Story

When we hear the testimonies of former drug addicts, thieves or adulterers who have come to faith, we’re encouraged. And we should be. But how would we react if a former terrorist or mass murdering dictator professed faith in Christ? … Continue reading

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Just do the *next* thing well.

An excellent article I read recently, talks about young people in the west being raised with a sense of entitlement. Our interim pastor would love this sentence: “When reality exceeds our expectations, we’re happy. But when reality falls short, we’re … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self be True… ?

Loving routine and loving a change is a favourite theme with me, have you noticed? What I noticed when running this morning, is that it’s time to change that schedule to afternoons, when it’s a bit warmer. There are lots … Continue reading

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God’s Four Purposes for Money

So in my daily email EDWJ (“Every Day With Jesus”, that I get through Crosswalk.com), Selwyn Hughes has been talking about how God helps us to produce fruit. Fittingly, around Easter the sub-subject was “a corn of wheat afraid to … Continue reading

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three fingers pointing to me

We have a few different things to share, that we’ve come across in our morning reading the last couple of days. Let’s see if they’re disjointed or not. Talking about how people enjoy church–the singing, the architecture, etc. They come … Continue reading

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