Monthly Archive: July, 2012

The Elusive Will of God

A seventeen-year-old boy is completing his matriculation. What, he wonders, is God’s will for his life? Does God have any special plans for him? What are they? A housewife now has both of… Continue reading

Unity – Loving Through Word & Deed

I want to focus this morning on a five-letter word. It is a powerful word that describes something important in: the Bible, the Church and the world. It is the kind of force… Continue reading

Peace – a beautiful but difficult achievement

Peace…a beautiful word, but a difficult achievement. Someone once wrote: “The only place to find peace is in the dictionary.” Or another said: “Keeping peace in the family requires patience, love, understanding and… Continue reading

The Trinity

When we use the word Trinity we are not involved in trying to solve a problem like a Rubik’s Cube or a Chinese finger trap. We are asking the most important question any… Continue reading

Violence & The Cross: Good Friday

Before Easter I was scouring the bookshelves of the Salvation Army story at a local shopping centre.  As I browsed, I heard some shouting outside the store. A wild looking young man was… Continue reading

The Great Reversal

Letters written by children to God are always amusing. One letter from Hank, aged 7 said: “Dear Lord, thank you for the nice day today. You even fooled the TV weatherman.” Another asks,”… Continue reading