After many cycles of spiritual growth and dryness in my own life, I have learned the value of ‘banking’ spiritual graces.
It is reasonably well established that the spiritual growth of Christians is closely linked to how regularly we read the Bible, ponder it’s meaning for us and engage with God in prayer. Most of us […]
Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16 ESV) ‘Seeking God’, sounds so spiritual and […]
There was a time when I used to get up early each morning to spend time seeking God at the beginning of my day. That habit gradually faded as wife, children, work and the internet […]
My ‘project’ to live consistently according to my beliefs is a bit like someone setting out to make some healthy changes to their lifestyle (in fact it is a lot like that!). Most health programmes […]
God, you are love itself! You have shown yourself to us in so many ways, yet all of them tell us of creative love, that never changes. Love which in the beginning created the universe, […]
Pray your children grow into understanding a Biblical perspective on work which enables them to accept it will not be easy but that there is a purpose in all work. Ask Jesus to help them see that as our Father is working, so too it is good for us to work.
People who have conversations with someone that nobody else can see are not normal. They are usually sent to a psychologist and prescribed medication to control the hallucinations. When we have a phone conversation, we […]
I like praying, I am convinced that prayer achieves something that cannot be done any other way, but I am a lousy pray-er. An important priority for me is to become better at praying, whatever […]