I guess for all of us the corovirus pandemic has brought about an unexpected change in our lifestyles. Suddenly there is a revised sense of values as normal schedules have been thrown into disarray, the planned everyday routines that we all have suddenly been overthrown by the need to do life in a totally different … Continue reading Coronavirus, God, and us
Trials in and of themselves from a 'this world' perspective are a pain, as I said last week, nobody likes them, nobody deliberately puts them in their events diary, they happen, whether we like it or not. It's what we do with them that makes the difference, some will retreat and hope they go away, … Continue reading The Necessary Ingredient
The promise of pain? Sounds a contradiction doesn't it, I mean pain, who wants it? My guess is no-one, yet it's part of life in a fallen world (even saved lives) and therefore everyone one of us experiences it in varying degrees at some time or other. Correspondingly, down through the centuries we have sought … Continue reading The Promise of Pain
We've been looking at how we grow as Christians, or more particularly why we might not be. One of the reasons is we frequently fail to notice the early warning lights, the red lights in our lives. They are like the red lights on a car's dashboard - they are there for a reason, and … Continue reading Are You Ignoring The Red Lights?