Called to be like Jesus – part 1

Richard Burgess, 12.03.2021 Life goals are a big thing, they give focus, shape and impetus to our lives. If you're going to be an athlete you work on a whole host of things in order to run or jump, ultimately, to win. Likewise a teacher, a pilot etc... God has a life goal, a destiny … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 1

When Trials become Temptations

If we we don't handle our trials in the right way various temptations can seem like viable options. In fact if we fail to get the wisdom of God for our trials, temptations of various kinds become so much more enticing - temptations to think and act in ways that are contrary to God's will … Continue reading When Trials become Temptations

Kingdom Thinking Part 1

Whatever our circumstances God is on his throne – he is sovereign. The church in Acts was growing at a terrific rate. In Acts 2:41 we read of 3000 being added, then in Acts 4 of 5000, and in chapter five that ‘Believers were added to the Lord in increasing numbers’ (14). And then? Persecution! … Continue reading Kingdom Thinking Part 1