The One About A Special Moment

It might of been a special moment but it ended up being a funny moment. I’m glad it was thought provoking though!

Honest about my faith

walk hold handsIt had been a fantastic day out and we were nearing the end of a lovely walk. My daughter appeared alongside me and took my hand, we walked in silence for a while and then as she looked into my eyes and I knew she was going to say something profound. I was expecting perhaps

‘I love you dad’


‘Thanks for a lovely walk’

but instead she said

‘Do you have any chocolate biscuits left?’

Is this how we approach God?

When we turn our attention and focus on him perhaps God is longing for us to say

‘I love you’


‘Thanks for being with me’

but instead do we just ask him for stuff.

Don’t misunderstand me, God wants us to ask him for what we need. It’s just that there has to be more to a relationship than ‘can I have’ or ‘can you do this for me’.

How is…

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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 in Colchster in the UK 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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