"We love because He first loved us" 1 Jn 4:19

Posts from June 2015

Forgiveness too soon

Like many of you I saw the video footage on television of the response of that congregation in North Carolina (US) that lost nine members to a fatal shooting.  It seemed to me that the response of the congregation made bolder headlines in the newspapers than the actual tragedy itself.  What blew people away was […]

Elisabeth Elliot

Sometimes the Lord very graciously allows us to see just a little something of the fruits of our labours for the Kingdom of Christ.  I had one of those very precious moments recently.  An email from a colleague mentioned that a certain man and his wife and children had begun to attend the church he […]

Still Human

Jesus once quoted some words from the Psalms that have often left me more than a little mystified.  He was debating with the Jewish leaders who challenged him because He had dared to claim that He was God – one with the Father.  As they are about to stone him for the sin of blasphemy […]


Solomon once wrote: “Of making many books there is no end…” (Eccl.12:12).  I’m tempted to add: “Of the reading of many books there is no end either…” except that it wouldn’t be true – because one day I will read my last book and my reading will come to an end.  Maybe Solomon didn’t get […]