Oozers of Hope

November 27, 2022
God, in His infinite mercy, has unfailingly provided abundant doses of hope to his often-erring, wayward, distracted people, through the voices of His attentive, obedient servants.  Even the bleakest of times…

An Embarrassment of Riches

November 20, 2022
We live in the ‘time between the times,’ the Now and the Not Yet,’ the ‘here and the still arriving;’ all these descriptions of our day swirling with mystery and…

The Spirit’s Impact

November 13, 2022
In the weeks and months following Pentecost there was, in the hearts of the disciples, a hyper-tangible sense of the realness, the immediacy, of the inside-of-them, superpower in the person…
Jesus’ disciples, if they experienced anything in their time with their Savior-friend, Jesus, it was being overwhelmed. Surely, by the end of that traumatic week in Jerusalem during the Feast…
The fire and fury of Pentecost was the needful, mesmerizing introduction to the taking up of residence of the Holy Spirit in the day in, day out, lives of Jesus’…

Precious Invitation

July 3, 2022
Independence and autonomy are highly valued character traits throughout the Western World. They are to be fought for, often with much striving, persevering through pain and disappointment and failure, all…
Creation was intense. The fall of mankind was intense. Holiness interacting with mankind has always been intense. Jesus being sent, being born, being human, being crucified, rising again: all that…
Ask a child to describe air. Ask a fish to describe water. These essential elements are pure gifts, vital carriers of life: air to us, water to fish. Awareness of…
24th Oct 2021 ‘COME BUY WINE WITHOUT MONEY’ John 7:1-14 JESUS THE JEW (in what ways did Jesus conform to Jewish customs? Here and elsewhere in the Gospels?) John 7:14-27…

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