Reeds sigh and rustle as ducks do their thing, with eight balls of fluff who scurry and swim. There is that cormorant hanging out to dry, with terns taking turns at posting themselves. … More Forever Grateful
Western culture values the rich and famous, it values reason, technology and image, it values power and prestige. Jesus was nothing like that. In today’s culture he would be a complete nobody, and the Greek culture of Corinth thought the same. … More 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
In Isaiah’s day, being blind or lame meant being destitute, and dry land meant famine. So God’s salvation wan’t just about forgiveness, it was rescue from oppressive poverty and hunger. … More Isaiah 35:1-10
Andy: Ah brill – I love this story! It’s one of my favourites. Nasty Zac – the little hairy short dude who no-one liked, then he goes and gives away loads of dosh and then Jesus liked him.
Rod: Errrmmmm … but … … More Luke 19:1-10 – Nasty Zac and the Cake-Fest
God, the awesome creator of time and space actually cares about me. And he cares enough to haul me out of the slime pit I’ve got myself into and make me part of his family. Jaw. Dropped. … More Psalm 8 & Romans 5:1-11
Woah! there’s some seriously heavy stuff in here. Drowning, chopping off hands and feet, everlasting fire and immortal zombie maggots! Why is Jesus going so over-the-top here? Surely he’s being a bit heavy-handed? … More Mark 9:38-50