We were made for joy. Above all joy in God. JOY is at the heart of the Christmas message. The angels declared that it was good news of great JOY. Notice that GREAT JOY! Not A deep down in your heart, quiet, reserved joy, but a shout it from the rooftops type of JOY. The … Continue reading JOY!
Can you imagine a world without Christmas? A world where Jesus had never been born? A world without the Christian faith? The impact of that first Christmas has been huge. It has impacted thousands, millions, even billions as they have come to know Jesus as their Saviour and Lord, and many more by its influence … Continue reading Christmas is coming
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
There can be no spiritual formation without engagement with the Spirit. To attempt to do otherwise makes for a hard life, a miserable experience where the flesh gets the upper hand and joy eludes us and defeat is our constant companion. The transformed life we are called to cannot come about by the mere application … Continue reading Spiritual formation – open to the Spirit
The world is full of stories, both real and fictional. We all love a good story, you only have to walk into a bookshop or go to a cinema to discover how we love a story. There are stories that have us on the edge of our seats, stories that touch our hearts, stories of … Continue reading The Greatest Story Ever Told