Category Archives: Bible

Goodbye Darkness My Old Friend?

Imagine that you were sat at home at night (that’s probably not too hard at the moment) and all the lights in your house went out, what would you do?  a. Turn your phone on and use the light, perhaps … Continue reading

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Who you gonna call?

Is anyone else struggling? Let’s be honest, life has been turned upside down and inside out in recent times in ways that we never could have imagined. Like me you may well be feeling like you are stumbling along, trying … Continue reading

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If you are feeling Brokenhearted, you are Not Alone

During our times of greatest pain, when we feel brokenhearted, we often feel isolated and alone. In these moments, God wants to remind us that he is close to us and that we are never alone: The Lord is close … Continue reading

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Are we Trying to Bottle or Pour Out God’s Presence? Some thoughts inspired by the Transfiguration of Jesus

As I was walking in some local woods a few days ago I walked past this shelter and I began to think about the Transfiguration of Jesus (Matthew 17.1-9). On a mountain top, Peter, James and John saw the majesty … Continue reading

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Nobody should put Jesus in the Corner

When I was called to be a Regional Minister, I spent some time asking God what he wanted to say to his Church. As I did this, I began to think about Jesus calming of the storm and I was … Continue reading

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Are You Tired?

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do … Continue reading

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Who will Move the Stone? A Stop Motion Video

I was thinking about Mary and her friends walking towards the tomb to embalm Jesus’ body. They were so anxious about moving the stone but when they got there God had moved it and he had also done more than … Continue reading

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Feeling fragile? It’s what is on the inside that counts

If you are feeling fragile today I want to encourage you that this is perfectly normal. We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. (2 Corinthians 4.7) … Continue reading

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A thought for Palm Sunday: The Messiah we Want or the Messiah we Need

Have you ever thought how strange it is that Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey? I mean, if you wanted to make a grand entrance then you would probably pick some kind of transport that was more dignified? Palm … Continue reading

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Are you looking for Hope? Try Romans 15.13

If you turn on a tap, you expect water. If you pour from a carton of juice then you expect juice. When you ask God to pour something into your life, what do you expect? According to Romans 15.13, God … Continue reading

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