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…
One of the things I feel being lead into at the moment, in my walking with God, is the theme of identification with Christ. I feel I have only scratched the surface and so this post won’t do justice to the work I think God wants to do in me. It was a couple of … Continue reading Identification with Christ
Once a week, a group of 3 lads (including me), read a chapter of a book and then meet up at our Pastor's house together to chat about it. A couple of weeks ago we started "On the Human Condition" - St. Basil. We usually seem to only read the long-gone olden day theologians, which … Continue reading Driven Dilemma (3)
It has been a few good days since I last blogged, the main reason for this is because it is a half term holiday. So a lot of my schedule has been temporarily put on hold. My wife is a teacher and so we've tried to make the most of this week-off, in order to … Continue reading Why so serious?
Our Church is a young family church, so there are a lot of young couples with young children from 0-10 years old. I haven't counted but there might be as many, or more-than, of these kids as there are adults! During the worship (singing time), it is a common sight to see kids running between … Continue reading Distraction or Blessing
Continued on from the last post, where I shared some of the different ways in which God has used my workplace to show me weaknesses in myself, and grown me as a Christian. These things, I am slightly uncomfortable sharing because they reveal a lot of my weaknesses, namely unhealthy stereotyping, snobbish-like beliefs etc. I … Continue reading Sanctified through Sainsbury’s, pt. 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TO83xCN-jHc So I've not been blogging for long, only a few days and I'm already discovering certain issues that I have with it. Mainly, just one big one. There is a level on which I feel that it is a very pretentious & pride-encouraging hobby (at least for me). I post things that I think … Continue reading Not the Bridegroom, but the best man