Loving the house of God

My question I am posing this week is do we love the house of God? How are you when you come into church on Sundays – full of the love of God with joy in your hearts or dragging your feet because sleeping in or the beach seems a better option. psalm 84 encourages us to love the House of God – to have joy in hearts. But we also need to remember that we are the temple of the Holy Spirit and are we portraying the love of God. Find out more. … More Loving the house of God

When God speaks life

Have you ever been in a situation where you think God has forgotten you? Maybe there is loss around your life – your career, relationships, family, friends. What do we do in those circumstances? Do we allow hopelessness and despair in? The Israelites in captivity felt the same thing. But in the midst of it, God spoke some famous words over them that would have lifted them. Read more to find out what they were. … More When God speaks life

Planning generationally

I love that God is a generational God. He has the future in mind. However, Hezekiah didn’t. He went from humility to pride to self-centredness. How do we think generationally? Are you praying and planting seeds for future generations? What does that even look like for you? What is God’s plan in your life to sow into the future generations? Find out more by reading here. … More Planning generationally

Time to step out

Are you feeling uncomfortable in your present situation? Have you felt God calling you but you are too afraid? That’s what the four lepers felt. If they stayed where they were, they would starve, they couldn’t go into town because they were unclean so they decided to step out and go to the enemy’s camp. What did they find? Their provision and the provision to save their town but no enemy. God is calling us to step out to meet the needs of others. It is time to obey the call. Read more on the blog. … More Time to step out

About to birth

Is your life at the moment messy and painful? Mine is but God showed me this morning that just before a woman gives birth to a baby, they come down the birth canal which is messy and painful. God whispered to me I am doing a new thing. God is about to give birth to something glorious so hang in there. Read further to find out more. … More About to birth

Facts v truth

I have had a couple of weeks where circumstances have gotten on top of me more times than I can count. But what do we do in those times? Frankly, I would like to crawl away and hide but that is not how I grow in God. What I need to do is separate the facts from the truth and keep my eyes on the truth of God’s Word more than on the facts. Find out more by reading the blog. … More Facts v truth

When the picture looks messy

Have you ever had one of those weeks or months where everything seems chaotic and out of control? There seems to be one crisis after another. How do we deal with those times of chaos in a godly way? We can’t just run away, although that is one option. Read the blog to find out more and receive inspiration. Your tapestry of messy threads will one day turn over to reveal a beautiful picture. But until then… … More When the picture looks messy

Waiting and trusting

Have you ever been in a situation where you faith was put to the test? It happened to me last Saturday when my son went missing. All I could hold on to was my faith in God and trust Him that He had it. The father of the prodigal son probably felt like I did. But when the good new came, a celebration ensued. But what do you do in the middle? Read the blog to find out more. … More Waiting and trusting

From tragedy to triumph

Last time I blogged on from triumph to tragedy. This time it’s the other way around as our story continues. Jesus’ death on the cross looked like the end and a real tragedy. But this crucifixion was like no other and after Jesus gave up His Spirit and died, what happened next is what has given people hope for 2000 years. This setting us free from sin, guilt, shame and fear and giving us all a life of love, joy and peace. It’s a gift but a gift has to be taken and all have the opportunity to receive. Read the blog for more. … More From tragedy to triumph