Pam and I have just returned from 8 days in Norway with Oak Hall, and wow, what a place. We stayed on the edge of one of the Fjordes at Brandoy Mission and Congress, Bjoa. Big shout to Andreas who heads things up there, and also to Vicky the Oak Hall leader and Matt the … Continue reading Wow!
I don't know what your thoughts are as you begin the new year - sad, mad or glad... But here's something that makes a world of a difference - we are not living in a closed universe. Now you might be thinking, what has that got to do with it? The answer is an awful … Continue reading Thank God the universe isn’t closed
Today we visited Mount Vesuvius and wow some place - all too glad it was dormant! In looking at the mountain and into the crater one couldn't help but think of the incredible energy that blew it's top and forced thousands, indeed millions, of tons of material up into the air and displaced in on … Continue reading Encountering God at Vesuvius
I love seasons, I thank God for seasons, life is made up of seasons. In the last week or so we have seen the change from summer to autumn taking place (whilst borders have had a second lease of life), and this year in England we have been experiencing New England scenes as the natural … Continue reading My Father’s World
Frequently on popular media the impression is given that the life of humans is exactly the same as that of the animal world and therefore we are just another kind of animal, just more evolved, but essentially the same. Scripture says otherwise. When we read the creation account in Genesis not only is there a … Continue reading A Different Kind of Life
Man or monkey? Who exactly are we? Questions that are pertinent to every generation, and the answer we give will impact the lives we live. The Bibles story of creation is dramatic indeed, distinct from all other such stories, not pandering to the mind of man. And when it speaks of man the drama couldn't … Continue reading In the Image of God
Coincidence or Created? Who am I? Who are we? What am I doing here? What are we doing here? They are the big questions of life. Important questions. Questions that need an answer, and the answer we give to them will impact the lives that we live. It’s seen in our desire for significance, self-worth, … Continue reading Who am I – coincidence or created?