The link popped up a few times on my Facebook feed, so I watched it. Once my eyes had dried, I figured I'd re-blog it here for both of you. I was going to tell you where the fun happens, but it's only just over 10 minutes long, so I reckon you can spare that long -…Read more Does God still heal today?
Yeah, so .. this gem cropped up on Facebook and I thought I'd share what it brought to mind. The image is of a humorous exchange between, I am guessing, a fictional Sheikh and his son who is studying abroad. ________________ Son: Dear Father, Berlin is wonderful and the people are really nice. Even though,…Read more The Sheikh’s son, the Ferrari and the train
Yeah, it's been a wierd start to the year. Lemmy, Bowie and Rickman have all packed their bags and shuffled off their mortal coils. May they rest in peace, and may God surround their family and friends with His peace, grace and comfort as they grieve. But with the deaths of these prominent figures, it's…Read more Everyone keeps dying …
First impressions do count. When we first meet someone, we make a myriad of decisions about them. Some of these will be accurate, some will be less accurate. How we see someone will determine how we treat them. This initial picture will be probably decided on their demeanour, their clothes, their speech, their grooming, what…Read more I see you. But through who’s eyes?
Just as water can bubble out of the ground to form a spring at the lowest point in the forest, it seems that God can bubble out of us at even the low points in our lives. Uhrilähde is fresh water spring in Satakunta, West Finland. It's the weirdest thing to watch. In the middle…Read more Have you ever seen bubbling sand?
#hipsterGod: Had the rainbow before it was fashionable. #loveWins #GodsLoveWins
What do you think about same-sex marriages? The answer will depend on who you ask. Gay people, the state, the "Church", Christ followers, your neighbour, your parents. Every one will have their own opinion. It's such a contentious issue now-a-days that it's seems nearly impossible to talk about it without seeming to have an agenda. …Read more Gay marriage? My response might surprise you.
There is something about my kids stuff. I find it really hard to clear it out. When we moved to Finland, sorting out the stuff to go to the charity shop was really, really hard. The small plastic yellow chair with the smiley face in the back? Had to get a friend to take it…Read more I will never leave you or abandon you.
I had a small revelation reading the weekly church bulletin this week. It contained the usual notices you would expect along with the spoilers for the Christmas story. There is a bit in the story where the angels show up. If it's a school production it will be performed by the cute blond haired kid…Read more This Christmas thing ..
I toyed with titling this piece "When Christians get depressed", but that wouldn't be honest. I'm not depressed, my wife had me tested. But seriously, amongst Jesus's followers there are a few elephants in the room, and this is one of them. Christians do actually get low, blue and yes, even depressed. God help us,…Read more When Christians feel low ..