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Tag Archives: Calming of the storm
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
For God so loved the world that he gave …?
I used to be passionate about just sharing a gospel message but now I have become more passionate about sharing Jesus. When God wanted to demonstrate his love for the world, he sent his son, not a message. A letter, … Continue reading
Looking for God Moments
When we serve God and create our own definition of success, it can lead to us feeling we have failed when we should be celebrating the amazing things that God is doing! Last week, I spent a few days at … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Blessed to be a blessing, Faith, Following Jesus, Learning, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Not ashamed of Jesus Tagged are we open to God's leading, being honest and open, Calming of the storm, celebrations, changed by an encounter with God, evangelism, God is at work, God is at work in our everyday lives, honest about our faith, life experiences, pause, peace be still, sharing God's love, telling our story Leave a comment
If God hasn’t surprised you recently then there is something wrong with your faith
I hate the fact that church is often a place that is safe, steady and dull. I love the way that Jesus leads in adventurous, new and exciting ways. Which would you prefer? Do you want your faith to be … Continue reading
The one about the Ofsted Inspection
I can’t remember the last time that I had more than one teacher tell me ‘that theme was so appropriate for today’ following a school assembly. When this happened a few days ago, it was such an encouraging end to a … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Blessed to be a blessing, Faith, Life experiences, peace Tagged Calming of the storm, christian assembly ideas, feeling overwhelmed, God is speaking to us, God of surprises, God speaks, God's gift of peace, how to respond when we are stressed, letting go of work and stress, life experiences, Ofsted inspection, peace, peace be still, philippians 4.7, school assembly, storms of life Leave a comment
But we only just got here
Would you go on a really long journey just to see one person for a few minutes and then turn around and come back? Jesus did. Jesus and his disciples crossed a lake and as soon as Jesus stepped out of the boat a … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Following Jesus, God is powerful, God is with us, Learning, Life in all it's fullness, Power of God, Relationship with God Tagged Calming of the storm, cling to God, faith is a journey, follow Jesus, freedom from fear, God is all powerful, God is greater, God is greater than your problems, God is powerful, going around in circles, I am with you always, mark 4, mark 5, Stronger, trust God, trusting even when things go wrong, Your comfort is not Gods priority Leave a comment
The one about the cows who weren’t as scary as they looked
I met some scary looking cows recently. As we walked past their field they all moved toward the fence and these two (who reminded me of a pair of nightclub bouncers) just stared at me. They were fenced in and so they … Continue reading
Posted in do not be afraid, Faith, freedom, God is with us, Life experiences, peace Tagged “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear.”, Calming of the storm, do not be afraid, don't be afraid of cows, fear, finding freedom, freedom from fear, peace, peace be still Leave a comment
Facing the storms and stresses of life
If you are in the UK, how have you felt about this weekend’s thunder storms? Are you afraid or do the storms make no difference to you? A lot of us who aren’t too worried might feel differently if we … Continue reading