Tag Archives: God is our father

I’m So Proud

Tonight I am going to watch my son perform in the final of local Band Wars competition and I couldn’t be prouder. My son and his friends made it through the heats and because of their excellent performances and they … Continue reading

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The One About Cheering Parents

I just got back from a choir competition that my daughter was taking part in. My standout memory of the evening was a fanatical mum cheering wildly for her child in what was probably the worst performance of the night. The … Continue reading

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The One About The Best Treat Without Any Tricks

Jesus said that a good parent wouldn’t give their child a snake if they had been asked for a fish and that they wouldn’t give a scorpion if they had been asked for an egg. He then went on to say that … Continue reading

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God isn’t a father, he is The Father

Father’s day is a lot like marmite, you either love it or you hate it. Which is it for you? Are you looking forward to it or can you not wait for it to be over? You may be looking forward … Continue reading

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Film clips for use in Fathers Day services and sermons: God is our Father

These ideas can be used in Fathers Day services or at any other time when you want to focus on and think about God being our Father. Film Clip: Finding Nemo – You’re father is searching for you In the … Continue reading

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The one where I remembered that it is Wednesday tomorrow

Okay, so I’m writing this on Tuesday night at 10pm and I’ve just realized that it is Wednesday tomorrow. Each Wednesday we circulate a prayer bulletin (you can read about that here) and I usually put it together on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Who wants to talk to Dad?

I’m away at a conference and when I called home yesterday evening my wife said to my daughters ‘who wants to talk to dad?’ Both of them shouted MEEEEEEEE! It’s nice to be missed and nice to have people who … Continue reading

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The one with the monkey bars

Have you tried monkey bars? I’m not talking about a new kind of chocolate, I mean the bars that you swing across one at a time using your hands. Depending on your how fit and strong you are, they are either … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s hard to be a parent

Do your children ever make you cry? I talked to a parent recently who was having a difficult time coping with a child who is constantly angry.  Parenting can be difficult and ultimately we can only do our best. I … Continue reading

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