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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
Good Evening Holy Trinity
I was sat at the concert, minding my own business when unexpectedly I heard: ‘Good evening Holy Trinity!’ It turned out that the person speaking was announcing that pupils from Holy Trinity school were there but their announcement caught me … Continue reading
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The one where the kids wouldn’t eat their tea
So, our girls wouldn’t eat their tea last night. Just after they had got down from the table, Tracey was going out and the girls rushed over to kiss her and to tell her how much they loved her. Her … Continue reading
Posted in change, discipleship, Faith, freedom, God is with us, God loves us, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Listening to God, Loving God Tagged amos 5.23, children won't eat their meal, eat your greens, even the wind and the waves obey him, God hates injustice, I hate your feasts, if you love me you will obey my teaching, jesus, john 14, john 14 16, john 14.15, love, paraclete, worship is about how we live, worship is about our lifestyle 2 Comments
The bus pass was at home but the journey was still possible
Recently, someone in my family (who shall remain nameless) went to catch a bus but he had forgotten his (oops, just narrowed it down a bit) bus pass. When I arrived home from dropping him off at the bus stop … Continue reading
Who does Jesus value most, the community leader or the outcast? Mark 5.21-43
Imagine you arrive in a town and a community leader asks you to help them. Consider how important you would feel as you traveled with them? As you are walking through the town you notice a down and out reaching out for … Continue reading
Jesus is with us always even in the rotten times
Last week my girls went to the West Mersea Beach Club. There was a simple type of gunge tank called the rotting pot that they added increasingly gross items to during the week. The ingredients were water (fresh and sea … Continue reading
I don’t understand why people go to Comic-Con
Have you heard of Comic-Con? I love lots of the shows and films that the event celebrates but I would never dream of going. What motivates 130,000+ people to attend? To be honest, I just don’t get it. There is the expense of … Continue reading
Yesterday I had one of the most stressful hours of my life. I was at the toddler group we run at church and I needed to play some music for the pass the parcel game. The sound desk was showing … Continue reading
Is Jesus like marmite?
A friend of mine calls Marmite the devils poo. This sums up how I feel about Marmite, I really can’t stand it. I can’t stand the taste or the smell of it. The Marmite advertising is really spot because in … Continue reading
Posted in discipleship, Faith, Jesus Tagged bland, jesus, Jesus is Lord, love it or hate it, marmite, thomas let us die with him 1 Comment
The lost £20
Yesterday I lost £20 :(. I had been given £45 after setting up a castle for my wife’s bouncy castle business. There were two £20 notes, some coins and a signed terms and conditions form. I was parked next to where … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, God loves us, Jesus, Life experiences, salvation Tagged jesus, lost coin, luke 15 8-10, salvation 1 Comment