Why you can have confidence in Jesus’ resurrection.

The death and resurrection of Jesus is critical to the Christian faith. It’s not hard to believe Jesus died, after all, death is the intended result of crucifixion. But it is harder to believe in Jesus’ resurrection. People don’t usually come back to life. But does this mean it didn’t occur? People have come up … Read more

Show and Tell

Don’t be under any illusions, talking about your relationship with Jesus can be difficult. We fear people will see us differently. People may put you in a box. Your career opportunities may be affected. But followers of Jesus are called to speak. I know people who don’t talk about Jesus while they are at work. … Read more

Gospel Metaphors

Jeff Vanderstelt Gospel Fluency

Note: The following is an excerpt from Gospel Fluency by Jeff Vanderstelt. I have found this book particularly impacting as I figure out what it means to be a follower of Jesus in everyday life. (Read my review.) In this particular chapter, Show and Tell, Jeff explains that followers of Jesus need to live in … Read more

Why We Love Men In Capes

Why We Love Men in Capes Mark Meynell

This isn’t really a review but more of a shout out about Why We Love Men In Capes by Mark Meynell. This is a fun audio feature connecting humanity’s love of superheros with our longing for a Saviour. The world of comics is dark and scary, much like our world, and superheros fight against oppression … Read more

Love Is…

I’ve heard people say that a description of Jesus is fairly accurate by replacing the word ‘love’ for ‘Jesus’ in 1 Corinthians 13. I imagine you have too. But I’ve never heard anyone elaborate. So I will give it a go. This isn’t comprehensive, so add your contribution in the comments section. Love is patient. … Read more

Letting Go

Church of St Lazarus

Life is full of hustle. Just think about it. We have goals, ambitions and milestones. In working life, you move career opportunity to career opportunity, and promotion to promotion. Achievement is what really matters, not the months and years it took to get there. These are just steps on the road, it means little more. … Read more

Jesus’ Dysfunctional Family – Why Jesus’ Family Tree is an Invitation for You.

Over the past few years shows about family trees have become popular. It doesn’t surprise me. People love hearing stories. TV shows about ancestry not only tell stories of, let’s face it, interesting people, but also help connect people into a story. I’ve heard that adopted children want to know who their birth parents are. … Read more