Passion and persistence play a huge part in the Christian life, or at least they should do! One of the great problems of the western mind is the desire to create one nice tidy package of what we believe, and so make a system which becomes the framework for everything - all nice and neat … Continue reading Passion and persistence
Month: Jan 2016
Laying hold of God’s purpose
Vision without action is nothing more than day dreaming. Day dreaming is thinking about nice things that simply transport us out of the present and provide some momentary relief. Vision is more than a few nice thoughts that relieve our uninspiring present. Vision is something that grabs us and inspires, and calls us from where … Continue reading Laying hold of God’s purpose
Have you got a vision? How compelling is it? You can't really do life without vision, it's essential to life, without it we stumble or go round in circles. The writer of Proverbs says "without a vision the people perish." (29:18). Vision is needed for ourselves, for marriage, for family, for our work, for ministry … Continue reading Vision
New Year Resolutions?
A happy new year to you all! So what about 2016, should I, should you, make new year resolutions? Are they really worth it? At one time I would have said no they are not, but these days I'm thinking differently. You see it all depends whether they are centred in and dependent on yourself … Continue reading New Year Resolutions?