Category: fun

“Theology may perhaps be defined as the discipline by which the Church, carefully and with full knowledge of the risk, translates biblical faith into the non-biblical language of another age.” G. Ernest Wright 1 You know it, right…..the liturgy of coffee. That after church thing. 2 Apprentice’s really insightful summary of nine ways we fail […]

“As long as matters are really hopeful, hope is a mere flattery or platitude; it is only when everything is hopeless that hope begins to be a strength. Like all the Christian virtues, it is as unreasonable as it is indispensable.” G. K. Chesterton 1 Natural adventures. None of this Disney hype. A great family perspective […]

“The Bible’s purpose is not so much to show you how to live a good life. The Bible’s purpose is to show you how God’s grace breaks into your life against your will and saves you from the sin and brokenness otherwise you would never be able to overcome…the Gospel is, ‘if you are absolutely accepted, […]

Movements that change the world, by Steve Addison is a great book. And here’s some of my favourite parts. “Movements are informal groups of people with an agenda for change. They have leading figures but no one person in control. Movements make history. “Movements change people, and changed people change the world.” “The New Testament […]

oh and Lego at it’s ultimate use!

Song of Solomon 8 v 6-7 says it this way:- “For love is as strong as death . . . Its flames are flames of fire, a most vehement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, nor can the floods drown it.” If forward is how we wish to move, then love is the most powerful […]

This plant matters, to me. It’s got a story. It’s a memory-maker. It’s a little part of God’s promise to me. Tending it’s has been part of my routine, from way before this to now……. It’s a visual of John 15 and more. Enjoy the glimpse into our back yard…..

“A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.” so said Henry Ward,…..and obviously he didn’t mean kindle! 1 Provocatively, multi-site churches are from the devil! 2 Eleven ways you know you’ve settled for a mediocre marriage 3 Five discipleship fails through […]

….sobriety is killing… it’s a stunning truth! It’s all too painfully visible at times….. so go-on…… I dare you behave as a child, this lenten season. Jesus says that children are at home in the kingdom of God. And so He wants adults to be childlike. What could be more fun than that! This is your […]

“Faith responds to an already given grace. This faith is not simply an embrace of the goodness which meets us in the world, but a reception of the goodness of God promised in spite of the way the world is. The faith of Abraham is not in anything he sees in the world, but in […]