Archive for October, 2014

Sowing into good soil

October 30th, 2014

Over the past few years I have increasingly felt the need to sow into good soil – that is ministries who are making a real difference in the world. Some of my favourite are Compassion, Bible League and Vision FM. Each of these send regular updates of the real difference in the lives of those […]

Lessons from Psalm 139

October 26th, 2014

I was reading Psalm 139 this morning. As I read four things really stood out to me. If I was preaching today this would be the main points of my message. 1. God really knows us “You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive […]

What does abundant life mean to me?

October 25th, 2014

I was talking recently with a friend about Jesus’ words in John 10:10. The ones where He says that He came to give us abundant life. It was an interesting conversation. Today I thought I would share what abundant life means to me. 1. Salvation – I like knowing that I am going to heaven […]

The Radical Disciple by John Stott

October 20th, 2014

One of the books I read in the last year is The Radical Disciple by John Stott. I really enjoyed it and got a lot out of it. One of the things I liked about the book was knowing it was the last one he wrote while in hospital. It was his farewell to writing […]

Caring friends with truthful words

October 18th, 2014

Today’s verse of the day on my Bible app is Proverbs 27:5-6. It says, “An open rebuke is better than hidden love! Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy”. Over the years I have a few friends or Pastors who cared enough to give me an open rebuke in […]