Category: faith

“Christ has no body but yours, No hands, no feet on earth but yours, Yours are the eyes with which he looks Compassion on this world, Yours are the feet with which he walks to do good, Yours are the hands, with which he blesses all the world. Yours are the hands, yours are the […]

“Daily living by faith on Christ is what makes the difference between the sickly and the healthy Christian, between the defeated and the victorious saint.” AW Pink 1 Friedman’s theory of differentiated leadership made simple. Six minutes of video here.  2 Thirteen lessons learnt from a burnt out pastor.  Worth your time. 3 Silence in […]

GK Chesterton, says it brilliantly in Orthodoxy. “Buddhism is centripetal, but Christianity is centrifugal: it breaks out. For the circle is perfect and infinite in its nature; but it is fixed for ever in its size; it can never be larger or smaller. But the cross, though it has at its heart a collision and […]

And so as drizzle comes down. Here’s a few snapshots from my mind. Humidity, sunshine and driving ease makes Florida kinda dreamy. Favourite t-shirt spotted: “you had me at bacon.’ Disney is great…..but Universal won out for most of us. Chef was my favourite movie from what I saw over the summer weeks. And no […]

from today….. 11th Sunday after Trinity. “God of glory The end of our searching, Help us lay aside All that prevents us from seeking your kingdom, And to give all that we have To gain the pearl beyond all price, Through our Saviour Jesus Christ, Amen.”

“No single attribute creates more beauty in the world than a life lived out of love. Imagine how the world would be different if each of us left every person we ever met better than we found them. Imagine a world where love was the rule, where love was the boundary, where it was unthinkable […]

“In periods of rapid personal change, we pass through life as though we are spellcast. We speak in sentences that end before finishing. We sleep heavily because we need to ask so many questions as we dream alone. We bump into others and feel bashful at recognizing souls so similar to ourselves.” Douglas Coupland, in Shampoo Planet. 1 […]

Psalm 135 says it this way:- “The idols of the nations are but silver and gold, The work of man’s hands. They have mouths, but they do not speak; They have eyes, but they do not see; They have ears, but they do not hear, Nor is there any breath at all in their mouths. […]

I’m called back to the insight and truthfulness of this…. “I am deeply convinced that the Christian leader of the future is called to be completely irrelevant and to stand in this world with nothing to offer but his or her own vulnerable self. This is the way Jesus came to reveal God’s love… Jesus’ […]