As I mentioned before I have recently started a personal reading project. The title above is number 2 on my list. I first read this book in my second or third year of university, so it’s another one I’m revisiting. Coming back to it, there were definitely different parts which I needed to hear in … Continue reading David Platt – Follow Me (Highlights part 1)
From the 22nd to the 27th of August I read through the book of Titus. Below are some of the things which struck me whilst reading: Areas for Growth 1:7 Whenever I read lists of requirements for elders, overseers, deacons etc in the New Testament my ears perk up. Deep within my soul, I really … Continue reading Highlights from Titus
Have started a personal reading project. And book number 1 on my list was to re-read Kneeling with giants, by Gary Neal Hansen. I first read this book probably in 2014 (maybe 2013). So nearly 10 years ago. Coming back to it, was a delight. Hansen basically takes a 1 chapter to outline a method … Continue reading Kneeling with Giants – A Crude Summary
I have encountered Christians with differing views on the lottery. One pastor I spoke to once, told me of an occasion where he was offered money from one of his congregants who had won it playing the lottery - and had refused on the basis that it was 'dirty money'. I also, have meet at … Continue reading Some thoughts on the lottery
I recently had a driving test - which I passed! (Sorry, not sorry, to keep going on about it). But in the lead up to the test I found myself pulling away from God. My Bible times got less intense, my prayers became fairly surface level and I found myself drifting. When I was working … Continue reading Time with God, when’s it’s been a while!
I don't think anyone has ever been amazed at my gracious words. Maybe once or twice people have called me naive for thinking the best of someone or marvelled that I would give so-and-so the benefit of the doubt. But I honestly don't think I am amazing anyone with my gracious words. Yet this is … Continue reading They were amazed at his gracious words…
IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH - Genesis 1:1 THEN THE LEVITES...SAID, "STAND UP AND BLESS THE LORD YOUR GOD FROM EVERLASTING TO EVERLASTING. BLESSED BE YOUR GLORIOUS NAME, WHICH IS EXALTED ABOVE ALL BLESSING AND PRAISE. YOU ARE THE LORD, YOU ALONE. YOU HAVE MADE THE HEAVEN, THE HEAVEN OF … Continue reading Creation and Confession
"Your cords hang loose; they cannot hold the mast firm in its place or keep the sail spread out" - Isaiah 33:23 I came across this verse in my Bible readings this morning. I was convicted. There are a lot of areas in my life in which I can identify loose cords. Cords and rigging … Continue reading Loose Cords
Took myself out to Starbucks the other day. It was a reward for meeting one of my habits for 7 consecutive days. With my I brought Clinton's Leadership Emergence Theory book, a small notebook and a pen. This is definitely my preferred way to study. Here is a brief summary of the things I read: … Continue reading Leadership Development and Starbucks!