No Patched Adams

NO PATCHED ADAMS For the first two years of my life as a young Christian I received a lot of teaching about all the things that God doesn't do any more. He doesn't heal the…

The Giver

LOVE = GIVING THAT IS RECIPROCAL During the time Rosalie and I have been together, I have given her three rings each of which contain diamonds. The first, for our engagement has a single stone,…

God & Work

Won’t work; don’t eat Some people can be pretty blunt. Imagine being told, “You’re not working so don’t bother eating.” It might sound a bit harsh but that’s exactly what the apostle Paul said to…

Convincing Proofs

“I just thought the Bible was full of stories concocted centuries ago by a bunch of superstitious old men. I never realised there was any geographical or historical reality to them.” This was the exclamation…

Preparing For Change

  Every time I see a school of fish I feel called to the ministry of fishing. But once they are caught I’m sure I’m not called to the ministry of gutting and scaling. Every…

Battles In The Heavenly Realm

When we wake from our nightly sleep we enter once again the realm of the physical world. We shower and dress and eat our breakfast. We head off to work or school or play. We…

Who Can Marry?

Jesus knew the kind of pressure we are under when it comes to the issue of the decision we are being called to make about same sex marriage. Make the ‘wrong’ decision and people in…

Believing Is Seeing

Jesus’ mirror turns everything around. We say, “While there’s life there’s hope.” Jesus holds up the mirror and reverses the words, “While there’s hope there’s life.” We say, “I’ll believe it if I see it.”…