Who wants change? Who wants to change?

A thought for a new year

Honest about my faith

change - who want itIt’s new years eve and we are all partying, right! Actually, I’m not. I’m sitting outside my daughters bedroom door reminding them that they should be asleep. I thought I would pass the time between shh’s by writing a few words about this cartoon I came across earlier today.

The picture is so helpful and challenging at the same time. We all want the world to be a better place but do we want the change that this requires in our own lives?

It’s a bit like the joke about the mother who was praying for her son to become a Christian. She cried out to God, ‘Lord, please take away anything that is stopping him from following you’. There was a puff of smoke and when it had disappeared the mum was not there anymore.

It’s a bit like someone I know who refuses to try to be more energy-efficient or to use…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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