Archive for September, 2015

Use what is in your hands

September 26th, 2015

I have been thinking a lot about the phrase “Use what is in your hands”. I am thinking about this in relation to serving God. In the Bible there are many instances of people just using what was in their hands to serve God. Moses used a staff. Sampson used the jaw bone of a […]

What do you want to be when you grow up?

September 19th, 2015

One of the questions I remember being asked consistently as a young child was “What do you want to be when you grow up?” It started in grade one at school and continued on through primary school. As you can imagine most of the kids “knew” that they wanted to be firemen, policemen, mechanics, soldiers, […]

Take time to encourage someone

September 15th, 2015

Several weeks ago I wrote two posts titled “Finding encouragement for yourself” and also “Encouraging your spouse“. Today I want to talk about taking the time to encourage someone else. This post is sparked by a Christian friend at work. We were talking about the changes I had made to my website and he said […]

Disconnect fully, to reconnect fully

September 13th, 2015

Sometimes our home internet connection gets slow and downloads seem to take forever. On some ocassions it gets so slow that we have to ring our internet service provider to see if there is a problem. The advice we get is to disconnect the modem from the power line and to disconnect the cable from […]

Being in the world, but not of it

September 10th, 2015

In a number of places the Bible tells us to be in the world, but not be of the world. As Jesus followers this reminds us that life is not all there is and this world is not our final destination. So how do we live in the world and not be a part of […]