Just as water can bubble out of the ground to form a spring at the lowest point in the forest, it seems that God can bubble out of us at even the low points in our lives. Continue reading
What do you think about same-sex marriages? The answer will depend on who you ask. Gay people, the state, the “Church”, Christ followers, your neighbour, your parents. Every one will have their own opinion. It’s such a contentious issue now-a-days that it’s seems nearly impossible to talk about it without seeming to have an agenda. It’s even more difficult to respond to than the other dangerous question: “Does my bum look big in this?” Continue reading
Have you ever had that feeling when the food cupboard is getting empty again, milk is running low and money doesn’t arrive until the day after tomorrow? It always works out in the end, but we’ve probably all had that day-before-the-wages-come feeling. Image what would happen if guests arrived, just at this point in the month. Continue reading
Here is a snippet from an imagined conversation I didn’t hear as I passed a dad walking his son to daycare one morning.
“Dad, am I Finnish?”
“No son, you are Chinese.”, smiled the father. Continue reading
In a number of my posts I refer to myself as a Christ follower or Jesus follower, and I got to asking myself why I prefer this over the term Christian.
Here goes … Continue reading
Ordering a steak from God comes from realising that God is really pretty awesome and that He likes us quite a lot. I first heard the phrase at a New Wine conference a number of years ago. I’ve a feeling the speaker was relating something that happened to him personally, but I can’t be sure. Continue reading