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Broken Beyond Repair or Ready to be Restored?
How does this photo make you feel? What do you see? Is this a broken and beat up boat doomed to disintegrate on land or is it a boat that is ready to be restored and returned to the sea … Continue reading
Posted in change, creative communication, Faith, Following Jesus, Listening to God Tagged being open to change, brokenness, despair, God at work, God transforms, hope, hope in God 3 Comments
How do we Measure Success?: People really are are more important than Statistics
The stats counter on this blog has just ticked past 100,000 hits and as a result of this and some other things I have been pondering what success is and how we measure it. 100,000 hits in three and a … Continue reading
Posted in Blessed to be a blessing, change, Faith, Learning, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, success Tagged being open to change, blog anniversary, God is changing us, God transforms, let god change you, life experiences, measuringsuccess, success, what makes a successful blog Leave a comment
Jesus gave signs to say Why rather than When
If Matthew 24 was the only part of the Bible that we had, then you probably wouldn’t ask Jesus for directions! His disciples asked him for a sign so that they know when he would return and when the end of … Continue reading
Who are you?
I was recently on holiday and I ended up preaching at the church that my family and I were visiting. The two main things people said to me after the service were ‘that was really good/helpful/challenging’ and ‘I’m sorry that … Continue reading
Posted in Blessed to be a blessing, change, Faith, Life experiences, Relationship with God, Who am I Tagged God has not finished with me yet, God is at work in our everyday lives, God transforms, I didn't come up here to forget who I am, identity, life experiences, Moses and the burning bush, what has made me the way I am, who am I, who did God make me to be? 1 Comment
Is Jesus speaking to his followers through Pokemon Go?
Pokemon Go is incredibly popular but it has also been a challenging reminder to me about a key element of what it means to follow Jesus. In case you somehow aren’t familiar with it, Pokemon Go is a game that … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Faith, Following Jesus, Kingdom of God, Life experiences, Listening to God, Relationship with God Tagged A Christian perspective on Pokemon Go, are we open to God's leading, changed by an encounter with God, filled with the spirit, God transforms, kingdom of God, led by Jesus, let god change you, may your kingdom come may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven, Pokemon Go, seek first the kingdom of God, what does the Bible say about Pokemon Go 2 Comments
How is your life being shaped?
Sometimes, when I am asked to speak to a group of people about my faith I start by giving them some play dough to make something with. The activity is a lot of fun and it is amazing what people come … Continue reading
You’re the only one who tells me I have done good
I was speaking today to someone who works in schools as a mentor. One of the students who she is working with had said to her, ‘you’re the only one who tells me I have done good’. It is so tragic … Continue reading
Posted in Blessed to be a blessing, Everyone is valuable, Faith, Life experiences, Loving one another, made in God's image, self worth Tagged brokenness, don't measure yourself against other people, everyone is valuable, fix you, God transforms, i am amazing, listening shows you value someone, low self esteem, made in God's image, made in the image of God, self worth, transformation, you are amazing, you are valuable Leave a comment
The one where Peter wanted to put Jesus in a box
So, Jesus, Peter, James and John went up a mountain and at the top, ‘Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light’ Matthew 17.2. Peter was so in … Continue reading
I had a real Lightbulb moment this evening as I discussed how Jesus viewed his disciples, with some friends. You have to be honest and say that Jesus’ disciples were pretty hopeless some of the time but Jesus didn’t treat them as hopeless. … Continue reading
Posted in change, discipleship, Faith, Following Jesus, Life experiences Tagged chang, change, changed by an encounter with God, God has not finished with me yet, God has the best perspective on life, God sees the good in us, God sees who we are, God transforms, let god change you, potential, receiving and reflecting God's transforming power, they will never change, transformation Leave a comment