I’ve just returned from a weeklong stay in the Philippines. I love to travel to this country and go as often as God permits me to do so. I cherish and enjoy my time with my fiancé and her daughters. One of the things we did in particular this time was to attend two church services on the two ... Read More about The inspiring faith of the Filipinos
Last night something pretty cool happened that showed me, behind the scenes, God subtly joins all our lives together with meaning and purpose. This can be in the most smallest and seemingly trivial ways at time but the trick is to see it for what it really is. I’ve written recently about being ... Read More about The subtle ways in which God connects all the dots
I’ve been really quite ill these last couple of weeks. Firstly I got a nasty viral infection and most recently an outer ear infection. Up until this time I had been in great health – the best I had been for some considerable time actually. Although my diet isn’t superb my fitness regime is ... Read More about To the sick, injured, broken, battered, worn and anguished…
First off I’d like to apologise for not posting much recently. I’ve been a little pre-occupied with some issues and also came down with a nasty, albeit temporary, viral chest infection. It was so bad I was off work last Friday and was unable even to attend church for fear of infecting the ... Read More about Life can be a closed door. Prayers is your key to unlocking it.
Today I wanted to very briefly touch on the influence of faith especially amongst those closest to us. I was drawn to read 1 Peter 3 1:2 recently in a book and it struck me that this was precisely what happened to me after initially coming to God. When I met my girlfriend, now fiancé, it was her ... Read More about Being the light in the darkness
I had a fairly humbling weekend just gone. I tried to dabble in, and explain, creation and evolution with a view to trying to please all parties. I failed and overstepped the limits of my knowledge and allowed it to become an unnecessary distraction. The truth of the matter is I don’t need to ... Read More about Making the mistakes a child makes and learning from them
I went to church on Sunday, with my two youngest sons, and just before I was about to leave something interesting happened. My father, who calls himself an agnostics with leanings towards belief in God, said he would like to come. This caught me completely off guard because up until then he has ... Read More about A most interesting of dilemmas with my father, advice needed…