Unexpected journeys, challenging times and the joy of preaching on Jonah 2 today. Truly proof, as though needed!, that God’s word speaks in all times and situations. This was the passage long set for me to preach from. Psalm 50 v 15 is a great lens through which to engage with the Jonah narrative. “Call on […]
Jesus renames us, calls us His, and reminds us of our identity in Him. He says the same words to us as He said to Israel, “Fear not for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name you are mine” Isaiah 43 v 1. We’re no longer defined by what we’ve done but by […]
Today’s reading is from Luke 21 v 29-33 It’s a less-than-obvious one, and not an easy one! Preferences abound, in life, in community, in food and in our churches. So would it be jaffa cakes or fig rolls if you had free pick?! Here is the invitation to know what is going on. As the budding […]
Today I’m getting to teach a lesser known female from bible history. And I’m excited as ever! Tabitha from Acts 9v31-42 in our church ‘Called to be’ teaching series. Here’s my teaching outline and the audio. Tabitha was also know as Dorcas. Acts 9v36 captures it all. Here’s three aspects of her life that are worthy […]
Broken soil produces a crop, broken clouds give way to rain, broken grain is vital for making bread, broken bread to provide strength. It is the broken alabaster box that offers fragrance and costly worship. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater purpose than ever before….. God uses broken, vulnerable, fragile, open lives […]
explained…..esp those awkward Old Testament parts!