We sing our songs, and we think of a gentle mist, but the way that God’s righteousness comes is through a storm, through the sharp smacking of water and air onto a shocked and complacent earth.
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Waiting for Jesus is something we do as we go about our daily lives. It is not an airport lounge. It’s a very long third trimester.
Groans preceded Christ’s coming. He was born in pain into a world of pain. And as we wait, groans precede His second coming.
How do you respond to a friend who’s hurting? I have a post-graduate qualification in counseling, I have been a paid Christian minister for over a decade, I have also experienced suffering. But nothing in my experience or training is as useful as this simple verse:…
I’m trying to tell the truth sideways, so this is a little different: a fictional piece, exploring the themes of suffering in 1 Peter. If you want to catch up, read Episode 1, and Episode 2. Today’s (Episode 3 of 5) is based on 1 Peter 5:6-14, 2:21-25, and 4:12-16. Take a cup of tea, […]
I’m trying to tell the truth sideways, so this is a little different: a fictional piece, exploring the themes of suffering in 1 Peter. Today’s (Episode 1 of 5) is based on 1 Peter 2:13-3:7. Take a cup of tea, settle down and enjoy! I lay on my bed, my Bible open on […]
What is the best way to teach the Bible? I was formerly a lecturer in Biblical Theology, and my job was to train people to preach the Bible faithfully and well. I loved it. I love preaching and teaching the Bible. I am a fan of the expositional 45 minute pseudo-lecture sermon, the […]
This one is for the caregivers. This one is for the ministers. This one is for those who open their arms and carry the burdens of the heavy-laden. This is for you – who always end up as the listening ears for weary hearts, the eyes to those who are blind, the feet to […]