So… I’ve been feeling sorry for myself lately. During my primary school years – around age 9 or 10, one of the most anticipated events at the end of the school day was the ice cream man. As my mind shifted from the joy of not being the last one to be let out of the classroom (everything was a competition when I was younger … Continue reading Are you having a pity party?
One thing I think a lot of Christians struggle with is waiting… For some people working in faith, serving in faith, sowing in faith, even being persecuted and still having faith, is not as much of a challenge for them as waiting in faith. We become uncomfortable, we pray and we don’t hear anything, we fast, we seek counsel, and that feeling … Continue reading While I Wait
Picture this image. A raucous scene, a battlefield, contention on every side. Bodies throw against one another. Who but who will surrender? Who will stand? And there in the midst of it all, one stands, a solace surrounding him. In the chaos, the quiet abides with him. Soon they notice, the tranquil site on the battlefield. He holds a sword, but this will not stop them … Continue reading The Armour of God
Before Christ was crucified, he gave his disciples something special: John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Peace is so scarce in this world – it can only offer to its inhabitants temporal and artificial peace. The kind of … Continue reading Peace Series 2 – The Hero Cannot Die