Hugging Fish

A GOOD FIGHT It didn’t look good. There were two blokes who were squaring off for a stoush. One dressed in khaki coveralls stood there with a shaved head, handle bar moustache and several crooked…

Separation & Reconciliation

THE BIG PICTURE Rosalie and I have been engaged in designing a new house during the past twelve months or so. We began with a vision statement for the house including what it would look like and…

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…