Fri 16th Oct 2020

We know that we are living through unparalleled times. However, for the Christian they should not be unexpected. The Bible teaches us that before the return of Jesus, there will be plagues and pestilence along with war and persecution. Therefore, although I believe we should watch the news with interest,...

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Tuesday 22nd September: Some Certainty!

Last night, Tracey and I watched the 10.00 O’clock news and listened as one reporter after another spoke about the uncertainty we face in the weeks, months and years to come. We listened as politicians, medical advisors and business people debated the merits of another lockdown to combat the pandemic....

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Wednesday 16th September. God meant it for Good!

Presently, I have the privilege of sharing a series of talks on the life of Joseph, with Grace Gospel Church in Bangalore. This fast-moving story takes us through many twists and turns.  Starting from Joseph’s position of privilege, we are able to observe a plethora of experiences and emotions. These include,...

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Wednesday 2nd September. Of real value!

This morning I looked at the Ridgeway Bible Reading Plan and then ‘dived’ into Mark Chapter 2. The pace, as is often the case in Mark, was fairly relentless. I read of a healing, a call to follow and then two short discussions which followed immediately after. So what struck...

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Thur 27th Aug Mind-blowing!

Now here’s something that should enrich your mind and stir your heart. When writing to his friends in Ephesus, the Apostle Paul states; ‘And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a...

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Thu 13th Aug: Rhythms of Grace

Yesterday morning, I woke early and decided to squeeze in an hour’s bike ride before breakfast. By the time I got to the end of the street, I knew I had a problem. Rather than changing gear, quickly and efficiently, the rear derailleur sounded like a car-crash. Now, although I...

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Thursday 6th August Good News!

While away I spent time catching up on a couple of books and read through the Gospel of Matthew. Whenever I read the Gospels, I do so with a sense of wonder. I find myself thrilled by Jesus’ actions and amazed by his teaching. This week however I decided to...

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Wed 29th July Gloriously Uncomplicated

A couple of hours ago, a friend shared over lunch her confusion concerning the Government’s Covid-19 guidelines. Our friend was not being critical, but like most of us, was simply struggling to keep up.  Not a day goes past without some restriction being lifted and others imposed. Every news briefing appears...

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Sun 17th July 2020 Something to Consider!

I am aware that for many, lock-down is becoming increasingly frustrating. For others, the increased workload is leading to exhaustion. Then, for others still, new Government guidelines and talk of a ‘second wave’ are generating fear. However, as believers in Jesus, I think it is vital that we ‘step back’...

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