I was whinging in the rain, once I remember well It was cold and grey and to the bone I could tell Memories of summer had faded as vapour Lost in damp denim and golfing umbrellas “You should be thankful”, said she, amidst the clatter Of rain on tarp and pitter patter “‘Tis a signContinue reading “Celebrate the Rain”
Here are a series of stories of dear friends who have journeyed through their own valleys but who also have awesome testimonies of the faithfulness of Jesus constantly being with them. Thanks so much to Jo, Naomi, Andrew, Josh, Roger and Sheena who plucked up courage to go for it! The video also explains aContinue reading “With Us: Oikos (Behind the Scenes at Home)”
We all know what it’s like to feel black and blue – battered by life, beaten up and bruised by stuff that we go through along our journey of faith. Sometimes we feel like we’re on our knees and that God’s no-where to be found. But He always comes through for us, and, whether weContinue reading “With Us (Live & Extended)”
The kingdom of heaven is like a King Who prepared a wedding banquet for his Son A bit later in this chapter of Matthew’s gospel, a Pharisee approaches Jesus to test Him, not love him. (v36) Try reading Matthew 22: 36-37 like this:
I thought it would be a good way of marking its 7th anniversary occasion by having a go at the Wordpress Daily Post 1’000 word challenge: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/03/inspiration-images-1000-words/
Here’s my short entry for the relaxation image:-
I’ll be working on a new worship project at Peak Studios in Bradford UK next week with some friends and members of my family to produce something special about the Presence of God. Here are two thoughts to steer you towards better creative output.
Firebrand is rooted in the knowledge of Who Jesus really is, to me, to you and to the Cosmos. It is rooted in a passion to make Him known, really known, because He is often not known at all or known in a way that makes Him seem less desirable than He is in reality.
“I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast. And when I run I feel His pleasure.” Eric Liddle I think we all know the feeling when you’re doing something and not only knowing that you’re not doing it very well but knowing that that’s because you’re kind of notContinue reading “33 Meters”
I thought I’d write a quick post without much thought because it’s my brother’s 30th birthday today. I’ll turn 30 in a few years (I jest – I have already). Banter. But I remember at the time thinking, “wow…I’m really 30?”. It felt landmarkesque. That’s not even a word. It is now. The seventeenth verseContinue reading “30-year old Brothers”
When David Brent repeatedly asked the Swindon lot, ‘do you trust me?’, we laugh because of course they didn’t! Brent is the last person in the world that you would find yourself trusting. The Swindon crew’s resounding silence tells the story: ‘No, we do not trust you” – even when Brent makes them say thatContinue reading ““Do You Trust Me?””