Hope is Found in Jesus.

How has your joy and peace been going over the past couple of weeks? We had the challenge of a church fire drill the other day.  47 seconds, not bad! Someone commented that… Continue reading

Being Radical.

Mark 1:9-15 – ‘9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open… Continue reading

Seeing Jesus

John 12 is a curious passage that I have struggled with this week. It begins simply, but then leads us into deeper things. There are some Greeks in town, probably converts to the… Continue reading

Feed My Sheep

John 21: 1-19: ‘Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee. It happened this way:2 Simon Peter, Thomas (also known as Didymus), Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two other disciples were together. 3 “I’m… Continue reading

Lord of the Battlefield

It is always sad to see football teams and their coaches fighting against each other. We saw it with Port Power and John Cahill, and then Mark Williams… I’m beginning to see a… Continue reading

Buying Back What Was His

Billy Graham’s wife Ruth grew up as the daughter of a medical missionary in China. One day, a servant took the father aside, and asked him how such a lovely family could have… Continue reading

Eternal Life

A few years ago on BBC Radio, Malcolm Muggeridge interviewed the great humourist P.G. Wodehouse, creator of Bertie Wooster and other memorable characters. Wodehouse spoke at length about his life, but the interview… Continue reading

Patience

Someone once defined patience as being like idling your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. It’s what we always expect of others, if not ourselves. As a sign in a deli… Continue reading

God’s Releasing Love

Matthew 22: 34-40: 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus… Continue reading

Honourable Truth

Matthew 22: 15-22: 15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are… Continue reading