Richard Burgess. 09.02.2021 The wrong foot. Jesus said, "Go and make disciples..." Every Christ follower is called to be a disciple not simply a believer, yet in thinking about discipleship there is a very real danger of starting out on the wrong foot: now I am saved I need to live for Jesus, I’ve got … Continue reading Living in Union with Christ
The most popular blog this year has been one from 2017, Kingdom Dynamics. So here it is with some updating... We are called to pursue the kingdom, a kingdom quite unlike any other; to seek it first, not as the first in a whole list of things, but as the one that governs all the … Continue reading Kingdom Dynamics
Have you ever stopped to think about it - what if there had never been a first Christmas? What might our world have looked like? What difference would it have made if Jesus had never been born? You might start with removing the gifts, then the lights, followed by the tree and the tinsel... Then … Continue reading What if Christmas had never happened?
Hope is an essential component of life, we are wired for it, it envisions, stirs and motivates us to keep moving forward in the most difficult of circumstances, when we lose it we are in trouble as hopelessness and despair set in – “hope deferred makes the heart sick.” This year covid19 and the subsequent … Continue reading Hope Fulfilled
That might sound strange to some ears, God speaking through Covid? Can he? Does he? Is he? I don't intend for one moment to say that God orchestrated it, or that it's God's judgement, but as C. S. Lewis said, "Pain is God's megaphone." Yes, God has a way of using the events we are … Continue reading What is God saying through Covid 19?