Top Posts of 2017

What a year 2017 has been. I’m so grateful to everyone who has stopped by to check out the blog. I’ve been particularly encouraged to have journeyed with some all year as we’ve been following Jesus together. But if you stumbled on the blog recently I hope you’ve found a place where you are welcomed … Read more

Hope – Advent Community Guide

Saturate Advent Community Guide

The Advent Community Guide has been prepared by Saturate the World.  This free resource is well worth checking out for use in your family or community to help you encounter Jesus this week. Here is the first week’s reading. Download your copy of Saturate’s Advent Community Guide free here. HOPE God’s people had been hoping for … Read more

Nathan Foster on Prayer

Nathan Foster will be speaking at Fuel 2017 at Coast Community Church, Bensville, NSW from May 25-28. Find out more at Coast Community Church.

“Now when I pray, I create movements in my mind. I push my attention toward a person or situation. I spend a lot of my prayer time simply sitting with God, thinking and listening while we exchange pictures of what we would like to see happen – co-creating. I was recently praying about an event where I would be speaking, and I imagined the Holy Spirit brooding about, filling the room, covering the cracks, and then I thought of the people, and I saw their frustration, their disillusionment with life and maybe even God. I turned my attention to the Father, and I felt his longing for them. I pray with hunches, movements and nudges. It’s a flow, a dance, a movement of grace bathed in love. I don’t disconnect. I pray with my eyes open.”

– Nathan Foster in The Making of an Ordinary Saint.

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Buffeted by the Waves

‘Look at him [Jesus] and say “Lord have mercy.” Say it again and again, not anxiously but with confidence that he is very close to you and will put your soul to rest.’ – Henri Nowen It is inevitable that at times in our life things are difficult.  It’s just what the world is like.  … Read more