And another one. In this post I answer eleven questions from Grace at Proclaiming His Excellencies. She was kind enough to tag me for the Leibster Award.
It's just one of those things. Thanks to Anita from A Prairie Girl's Pen for the nomination :)
'He really wrung that text dry.' In the days and weeks that have followed, I've pondered that phrase, the concept of wringing the text dry. So often sermons say so much less that they could because of the constraints of time both in preparation and delivery. What did this man mean? How did he mean it? And is such a feat even possible?
The most difficult times to stand firm are the uncertain ones. Even hard times are simple enough to pull through when you know the outcome. You might trust God with your eternal salvation but how far do you trust him with everything else?
There were four of them. Binbags, huddled like mourners in the corner of the room. I looked at them for some time but neither of us said anything. What was there to say? It had been another in a long list of extra tasks for the night, the closest I would come to getting a … Continue reading Four
Once upon a time there were three bears. They lived in a house in the woods. One day they went for a walk and Goldilocks found their house. She ate their porridge and went to sleep in their bed. When they came back they were so angry they gobbled her up. So reads the earliest … Continue reading Why I Write
Oh you do that evangelism stuff? That's interesting. How many people have you brought to Christ? Do you get that sinking feeling too when someone asks that? Don't let the question fester guiltily inside of you. As Christians, we're so good at asking all the wrong questions, often without meaning to. Think about it. When … Continue reading How Many People Have YOU Brought to Christ?
We were joking at the dinner table this evening that most people won't know what to vote tomorrow. 'Yes' and 'No' doesn't really cut it. 'Go'n Then' and 'Gonnae No Dae That' are probably more appropriate campaign slogans, definitely more understandable for us common folk that have no real idea about what's actually going on. The whole … Continue reading The Third Option