Behold the uninvited bat! Allow me to tell the story. My wife and I holidayed in Devon recently. The cottage was cute, quiet and cut off. Perfect for a restful retreat. However. On the fourth night Penny was in bed reading as I watched a World Cup match on the TV across the room. “Why […]
How do we mind the gap in our spiritual lives? Three tips to do so involving grace, acceptance and the promises of God.
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What’s the connection between white goods and a good Samaritan?
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Among phrases you might expect to hear in a sermon, “People are not washing machines” is probably not one of them. Nonetheless, I heard my friend OJ utter those very words this last Sunday. Where was he going with the idea? “Humans are not designed to be on a permanent spin cycle”? No, instead the […]
Dragged or carried, we all need a shepherd to rescue us.
listen to ‘Sheep in a tin bath, Luke 15’ on Audioboo
Last week my wife and I holidayed in Devon. A land of stunning scenery and spectacular ice cream. But more about that another time. A visit to the Museum of North Devon in Barnstable yielded a photograph if this extraordinary scene. Two Devonian shepherds dragging a sheep in a tin bath. Who knows the context? Was the […]