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God is with us but are we with him?
People often say that ‘God is with us’ but I’ve rarely heard anyone ask whether we are with God. Have you ever been with someone and they seem distant? Perhaps you have had someone say to you ‘you feel like … Continue reading
Is it time to make God the focus of our prayer lives again?
I’ve had quite a stressful week and so I was looking forward to homegroup last night as an opportunity to share and to receive prayer. We had a great conversation about Mark 5 and part of our discussion was about the miracles … Continue reading
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Shall we be Friends (Part 2)
If you missed it, you can quickly read the first part of this short parable here. Bill sat in his hotel room feeling lousy. He hadn’t talked to Pete for 3 years and life just wasn’t the same any more. … Continue reading
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Shall we be Friends?
Bill had always found it difficult to make friends, especially at school. He didn’t feel very clever and he wasn’t even good at sport, he felt like a nobody and it seemed like everyone treated him that way. Life had … Continue reading
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The one about showing people how to find the way?
I had been in the hospital before with my son and had followed him to the correct department. Now I was back a few months later without him and unfortunately I couldn’t quite remember the way. Fortunately the receptionist told me … Continue reading
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Hi Honey I’m Home
So I came back to the house yesterday and shouted ‘I’m back ‘ so Tracey would know I was home but then I remembered she wasn’t there because she is away camping with the girls. I felt very, very silly and Tracey … Continue reading
An Encounter with God is better than an Explanation about Him
Sadly, many Christians think that evangelism is primarily about passing on information about Jesus but it is so much more. I want people who don’t know Jesus yet to, Encounter him rather than just to hear an Explanation about him. Talk … Continue reading
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Before you go …
So, I’m away at a conference this week and on Monday morning before I left my daughter ran up to me and said, ‘Dad, before you go ..’. Can you guess what she said next? ‘I want you to know I … Continue reading