life….. This is the gift of life together with God. Stunning!
I’m preaching today on the beautiful priorities of loving God and loving others. Another massive, but never-preached passage. It’s a shortie in time, but it’s implications are really big! And this is what I closed off with. 1. The way home is really love. 2. Persevere with people. Help them see beyond the struggle in […]
“In the spiritual life God chooses to try our patience first of all by His slowness. He is slow; we are swift and precipitate. It is because we are but for a time, and He has been for eternity……There is something greatly overawing in the extreme slowness of God. Let it overshadow our souls, but […]
death, failure and struggle! These would not make a compelling conference title?! Right. Yet its the unavoidable way of the New Testament. It’s the fruit of Easter-life. That death proceeds life, that yielding gives way to glory. Maybe we don’t need a turnaround church. A prevailing this, or a successful that. Maybe we need a dying […]
Loving God, thank you for calling us at baptism to be your people and for inviting each of us to serve you through the gift of our lives. In response to your call we again say, “Yes.” Keep us faithful to your mission and our vocation. And, gracious Lord, we ask that you inspire more […]