Called To Mission (Part #2)

When we read Scripture we find Jesus often talking about salt. Back in the day in which Jesus lived they were not any fridges or freezers, maybe a cold cave here or there, so salt was mainly used to preserve foods and keep them from decaying and falling apart, it helped keep things together. Jesus... Continue Reading →

Pray More. Worry Less.

The Bible tells us to not worry about anything. Nothing? Ever? That’s a challenging instruction to follow! The news pushes us to worry every day. We should worry about the rising death toll, the spread of the virus, the violence of extreme ideologies, climate change, unequal rights of different genders, the fear of offending anyone,... Continue Reading →

A Problem Shared

We had ants appear in our bathroom over the summer. I live in the UK so these ants are relatively harmless, but that doesn’t make them any less annoying. For a start, what are they doing in our bathroom? What attracted them to that upstairs room of our house in the first place? And what... Continue Reading →

A Bend in the River

I love going for walks in new places. Just setting off in one direction and seeing where it might take me, what wonders I might discover. Recently, while on holiday in Wales, my family and I visited a place known as Penllergaer Valley Woods (I could take several guesses at how that might be pronounced... Continue Reading →

Fear of The Other

I remember, back in the early 2000s, soon after getting engaged to Kathi, being invited around to have a meal as a couple to a married couple’s home. They were, in fact, the first people in the church I’d only recently become a part of, to reach out to us as a newly engaged couple... Continue Reading →

Legacy

What legacy are you leaving? I don’t mean money, or property, or any kind of material possession or wealth. What I’m really asking is what memory of you are you planning to leave for the generations to come? This probably warrants further definition too. If you have children and they are of an age where... Continue Reading →

Tools

Have you ever tried changing the fuse in a plug by first trying to unscrew the central screw with a knife? I’m not talking a steak or bread knife, just a dull kitchen drawer knife. I bet most of us have. I’ve tried unscrewing any number of things using the tip of a knife. I... Continue Reading →

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