Before I started studying at Youthworks, I had this idea that going to Bible college would fill me with endless energy to read the Bible and endless zeal for the task at hand. It didn’t. It was even more difficult to discipline myself to spend time in the Word. It only got harder when Moore… Continue reading From Textbook to Life-Giving… Again
Dear Christian women, I owe you an apology, but first I need to explain what it is that I need to apologise for. You see, there have been times in the past when I’ve looked at a particular kind of Christian woman and sworn I did not want to be like that. I did not… Continue reading Christian Women, I Owe You An Apology
“Can he do that even now, though?” I asked, lifting my head to look at The James a little better. We had just read a Psalm together and it spoke of God having turned wailing into dancing and it seemed to be like the Psalmist was in a world of the past and we only… Continue reading Wailing to Dancing, the Son has Risen
Tomorrow, friends, there will be discounted chocolate in the stores. It’s an exciting day for us all, isn’t it? The anticipation of discount chocolate that’s emblazoned with cheesy slogans or wrapped in red aluminum foil is killing me! But with the discount tomorrow comes the spectacle that is today, and the spectacle that is Valentine’s… Continue reading On The Eve of Discounted Chocolate
For the last four years I’ve spent my life chasing deadlines. Even Summer holidays were full of work and my mind was taken up with thoughts of how to make ends meet financially whilst keeping afloat academically and then there was the whole relational element of life to deal with. I was tired constantly, but… Continue reading On Being Busy
Surprisingly, getting married a few weeks after finishing a degree hasn’t made it onto the list of mistakes I’ve made. There were a few moments where it inched towards a bad idea but it never really made it there. The paragraphs following are about how The James & I did the whole wedding thing. There’s… Continue reading A Post-Wedding Post For Those Curious
Run. Rush. Work. Produce. Be busy. Be busy. Be busy. Be worthy. We spend so much of our time chasing this elusive worth that is found in being wanted, needed and valued. We spend so much of our time trying to be essential.But what is essential? The Little Prince is a story about what is… Continue reading The Little Prince: What is Essential?