The simple art of being

View of Benbecula at sunset

I have not long returned from a holiday in the Outer Hebrides.  As I reflect upon it now, it was an exercise in ‘being’ rather than ‘doing’ in which I was aware of God taking me deeper into […]

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Go to your room!

Go to your room

I wonder what Jesus meant when he told us to go to our room to pray. It could seem like punishment, like isolation, but is that the Jesus that we know? Maybe it is, maybe prayer for you is the place of struggle and silence and trying and failing.

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Don’t worry, just pray.

Man praying to God

My favourite passage of Scripture of all time comes from Philippians chapter 4, verses 6 and 7. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. […]

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A Kingdom Hope Today

Map of Europe on a world globe

People need hope. I find those three words so powerful this morning I think I might just repeat them. People need hope! My people, your people, all people, God’s people. Hope. I have yet to cross the threshold […]

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What does God say about our identity?

Man walking down a road in the countryside

‘Who are you?’ It is one of the most basic questions in life – one of the most profound questions of the human soul. And how we answer says a lot about us – how we see ourselves, […]

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My identity: blue pyjamas and a red cape

Boy superhero wearing a cape

Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household. Ephesians 2:19 (NIV) I read a newspaper report recently that said Marvel Studios comic book adaptations have grossed […]

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