Christ’s Ambassadors

Small interactions when we’re intentional can really turn someone’s day around, can’t they. I love going to the shop with some of the children in my family, because when we go to leave, they always say to the person at the checkout, ‘Thank you. Hope you have a good day’. The majority of the time, this elicits, the biggest smile from the person serving. Some are even quite taken back, by those few simple words.

The Glorious Inconvenience

It’s incredible to think that we are all created and chosen by God, as His beloved sons and daughters, to be priests in a world that is disconnected from Jesus – serving Him and serving people. Reconnecting earth to Heaven.

The Sun and Stars remind us what God is like

I remember some years back when I was going through a very difficult personal time. A good friend and spiritual adviser encouraged me to “look for the little divine miracles in every day” – those little nudges that remind us that God

Change your default setting

Just like our mobiles have default settings, so we tend to lean into default settings in terms of how we live our lives.Our biggest default setting is to lean into self-reliance rather than being dependent on God.

Is self compassion a struggle?

Self-compassion is key because sometimes when life is very hard and makes no sense and friends and even God seem far away, self-compassion is the bedrock, the soft place to fall when everything else has given way.

Permission to rest

You are not a machine, you are the dear and beloved child of God! Rest is a holy practice inaugurated and even commanded by God right from the start.

Liturgies for Hope

Liturgy can provide a framework for prayer when we are at a loss for words, exhausted or bewildered. Liturgies of Hope have been written for just such a time as this.

Mission India Launch

Martin Luther King Jr once said “If a man doesn’t have a cause worth dying for, then he’s not fit to live.” Do we have a cause worth dying for? Is Jesus a cause worth dying for? There are over 215 million christians being persecuted around the world. What can we learn from them? How can we support them?

Searching

7 billion people on planet earth are searching. But what are they searching for, and how might the answer be found in this 2,000-year-old Christmas story?