Archive for the 'Work' Category

A warning against idleness

July 11th, 2017

In 2 Thessalonians 3:6-10 Paul writes to the believers as a “Warning against idleness” as the NIV puts it or “An exhortation to proper living” as we see it headed in the NLT. Here is the passage from the NLT… “6 And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command in the name of […]

Three more years

November 17th, 2016

I got some great news in the last week about my interim role as Pastor of Bruce Rock Church of Christ. I was due to finish my interim role in a week or so, but the Elders and the Board met and voted to call me as their part time Pastor. I gladly accepted it […]

A round peg in a round hole

August 24th, 2016

Several months ago I left my job at our local hospital. I was working as the stores and purchasing officer. It was a really good job that was busy, but enjoyable. I felt like I was making a difference to the hospital and the community because of my work. Increasingly though I felt like a […]

Love and pray for your enemies

July 12th, 2016

I was reminded from the red letters of the Bible the importance of loving and praying for our enemies. In Matthew 5:44 Jesus said this… “But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!” Imagine how different the world would be if we loved and prayed for our enemies instead of going […]

Closing doors to open new ones

April 4th, 2016

At times in my Christian walk I have had God open a new door or a new opportunity when I was still doing my previous role. One time I had a long term job in government and He opened up a Pastoral role in a church.  So I resigned to take up the ministry role. […]