Hope on a stick – Love, See, Pray

I went to the local park which has been partially flooded. It could have been quite depressing- but the daffodils had other ideas. Surviving the gales, the downpours and floods, their beautiful golden crown-and-trumpets resolutely proclaimed hope. So a simple thought for today:  every time you see daffodils, remember Paul’s instruction to the early Christians: … More Hope on a stick – Love, See, Pray

New Books! Plus ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ Drama Script

Always exciting, getting a parcel! And even more exciting when it’s a loads of brand-new books. Mmmn, that new-book smell! (Sadly, probably solvents that melt your brain.) Get your sticky mitts on one today in paperback or Kindle and rememebr that there’s a free book up for grabs if you buy a copy and send … More New Books! Plus ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ Drama Script

Persistence is a virtue- 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

2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:13a – On Top of Mount Stupid

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