What makes you so different? But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: 1 Peter 2:9 What makes you a Christian? According to the helpful results of a very quick Google search and I quote: “…in 2010 Christianity was … Continue reading What makes you so different?
I spent most of my teenage years in rebellion. Against what, I’m not really sure. I still recall being pushed out of the pews by my cousin, I must have been around 10 years old. In good will, she encouraged me to answer the church altar call. But sadly that is all I remember from that memory, I don’t recall any on-going conversations to help … Continue reading Why I started hearing God
This year I have heard at least two people speak of their battle with depression and one of the individuals even spoke of feeling suicidal. I have noticed recently, how precious and needful peace of mind is. I’m not talking about a challenge free life with no concerns, but I’m talking about a sound mind. We all think, we all possess a mind. Though like … Continue reading Thinking Church
I had big trust issues growing up. You would think this made me guarded, secretive, defensive. No. Instead I made myself vulnerable to everyone. I decided the best way to protect myself from disappointment, was to have no expectations of anyone. I recall my explanation to a friend – since I couldn’t bring myself to trust anyone, I would make sure anything I disclosed … Continue reading Vulnerability in Love
It isn’t my relationship that redeemed me. Some of us have been to terrible, dark places in our lives – paths we blame ourselves for journeying; so that if any man or woman should choose to love us, deep within us we believe there lies our redemption. “She can be loved” His proposal tells the world “she can be loved”, and having her by his side makes him … Continue reading Relationship Status?
It could be through a dream, conviction of the heart, a revelation. When God speaks, something new is born – a vision, an assignment, a calling, an ambition. It changes the way we see all that is around us. Our priorities are often rearranged, we sing a new chorus in our hearts, and our minds are filled and fuelled by it. “God said” starts more … Continue reading Is anything too hard for the Lord?
Even as a Christian, don’t make the mistake of believing that your acknowledgment of God is the end of the journey. The journey has only just begun. You are no longer the same, in fact you will spend the rest of your life being changed forever. You are created with such intricacy, such specific detail – nothing in this world can ever fill the void … Continue reading Sunday isn’t enough