I shared this message with my church community tonight, being with the music video Brother, by The Brilliance... What is it with us humans and liking to create walls between us? Or about classing ourselves differently, and saying “I’m better than you”? I’ve just finished an assignment this week on the letter of James, and … Continue reading Unity in Christ
A couple months ago God asked me to do something. Not a big something and it wasn’t urgent, but I’ve lived in doubt over whether I could do it, I didn’t feel ready or big enough. What does a step of faith look like? Does it have to be big? What would a little step … Continue reading What does a step of faith look like?
I’ve always thought of open hands as being an indication that we are ready to receive. I was taught to go up to receive Holy Communion with my hands cupped and open, my right under my left, like a throne ready to receive God’s body. And I’ve seen open hands used in worship as an … Continue reading Open Hands
At my Bible study last week we discussed the story of Lazarus’ resurrection (John 11:1-44), and the idea that ‘God’s love sometimes tarries for our good and his glory’. I shared that there was almost a year that went by between God telling me that he wasn’t ready yet to heal my nerve injury, and … Continue reading The ‘not ready yet’
I went to the graduation ceremony tonight for the Certificate IV in Christian Life and Ministry that I worked on last year. I’m not normally someone to get super dressed up, but I one of the things I wore was a necklace that was a 21st birthday present. Hanging off of the chain is a … Continue reading What faith can do