This is the text of a recent devotion I wrote for the United Reformed Church*. Click here to visit their site. * Please note that author’s opinion may not represent that of the United Reformed Church in general. It’s possible that some of them even like the stuff! Reflection Come with me to the land … More Marmite Nightmare! Romans 6:12-23
As the tide drops, it quickly becomes evident that the rocks have tenants… and the tenants have squatters.
Colonies of limpets cling with considerable force to the rock surface. Life is a struggle. … More Hold on tight! – Look, See, Pray
These seagulls taught me a lesson about persistence. The tide was ebbing on a cold morning, and these gulls decided it would be more comfortable out of the water. Gull One was fine. His (or her) breakwater post was above the surface. Gull Two had a struggle. Every time it sat on its chosen perch, the gentle swell came in just high enough to float the gull off again. … More Persistence is a virtue- Look, See, Pray
The air is cool; dew bestows delicate diamonds on leaves, petals, spider’s webs… What I see and hear inspires me to think, write, and take photos- and then I can share some of these meditative moments with you. … More It’s not too late… Look, See, Pray
Doing A common New Testament word we translate as ‘sin’ is ἁμαρτία (hamartia), and it’s used for when you throw a spear but miss the target. So sin is missing God’s target. We can play a game to illustrate this. Have a small area for a ‘hit’ and everything else is a ‘miss’. You will … More 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a – On Top of Mount Stupid
Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Bones and Breath
It’s a cracking story, every 8-year-old boy’s delight! But what has that weird story from Ezekiel got to do with Pentecost?
It’s about hope, it’s about God-with-us, it’s about life. … More Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Bones and Breath
Ever wondered what a ‘Shrove’ actually is?
Is it a relative of the Haggis or something to eat on pancakes with sardines and custard? … More ‘Shove’ Tuesday – All-Age Script WITH AUDIO!!!