Seek first God’s kingdom

Seek first God’s kingdom

Last month a number of incidents in my life stressed me out, these were issues that affected almost every aspect of who I am and felt quite depressed. Eventually, with the Word and strength of the Lord, these troubles were tided.

  • Wanderlust – The Good and Bad

    Wanderlust – The Good and Bad

    I always knew that I enjoyed traveling. As a small boy I remember my mom pulling out a giant map of the United States and planning our next vacation.

  • The gospel for the slave

    The gospel for the slave

    According to Equalitynow approximately 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold for sexual servitude, forced labour and bonded labour.

  • Seeing a Mink, seeing a mock-up.

    Seeing a Mink, seeing a mock-up.

    I am taking a well-earned rest between jobs at the moment. Whilst I am fully believing in God for a new start and career, I am trying to seize moments to have fun.

  • The blessings of brokenness

    The blessings of brokenness

    I don’t like to be broken. In fact, for the majority of my life I’ve avoided real brokenness like the plague.

  • Porcelain Jesus

    Porcelain Jesus

    There was a time when parents smacked children and then gave them time to reflect whilst they cried to work out why they got a red backside.

  • The lost ones – A simple call to action

    The lost ones – A simple call to action

    Last week, I was asked to give a 3 minute testimony at a church about why I want to go on missions.

  • How to be a culture shaper

    How to be a culture shaper

    The words, ‘Culture Shaper’, stirs something in my soul. It’s the same feeling I get when Frodo, in The Lord of the Rings is declared as a Ring Bearer.

  • Pleasure and sorrow

    Pleasure and sorrow

    Late this week I’ll be gathering with many of my relatives and loved ones, to farewell a dear family member at their funeral.

  • Regret and how it affects us

    Regret and how it affects us

    Scars. Scars tell of our triumph and fearlessness. I've got one of those, on my arm. It tells of the time that I heaved a log over a river to make a bridge for my bush walking team. Albeit a bridge that no one was inclined to trust.

  • The serpent on the pole

    The serpent on the pole

    This evening while walking home from work I felt the gentle whisper of God saying, “look up”. The sky was clear, the stars were visible and the air around me felt crisp.

  • Selling our birthright 

    Selling our birthright 

    It is daunting how we often foolishly trade the joy and inheritance we have with God for immediate and momentary gratification.

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