Be with Jesus

By |2012-12-13T17:51:39+00:00December 19th, 2012|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, theology|

......in everyplace and every situation or in the words of Oswald Chambers, "it is inbred in us that we have to do exceptional things for God; but we have not. We have to be exceptional in the ordinary things, to be holy in the means streets, among mean people, and this is not learned in five minutes." Learn it, live it, feel it, ache and thrill in it.... With Jesus in every place and every situation. Kick out any compartmentalised thinking. Invite and seek Jesus in everything. Let the Holy Spirit invade every part....... or as AW Tozer said:- "The heart [...]

The Lord is with you

By |2012-12-07T15:28:55+00:00December 10th, 2012|church life, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology, Uncategorized|

from the inspiration of the Gospel of Luke 1. They hail me Mary, full of grace. They bless me: brave, obedient—holy. What would you have said to the twelve-foot, light-soaked man, a gold flecked tower whose honey lips spoke your name? I said Yes. Then ran, traveled days, silent, hungry, purging in the grass, to my cousin’s. I knew nowhere else to go. I found Elizabeth, impossibly, full with child. She, fifty and bare, as pregnant as I, thirteen, unknown. We, an absurd pair. Did I hope she would recognize my angel tale, believe for me what I hardly could? [...]