Category Archives: From the basement

I’ve written lots of things over the last few years, some I think are worth reading again. Search through the old boxes and see what’s down here.

Zechariah and Elizabeth (Advent recycled)

I love the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth, if you have no idea what I’m talking about go away and read the whole of Luke chapter 1. Done it? Good. I love the images of this couple, serving away in … Continue reading

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On Weakness pt1

This is the first in a few posts pondering the nature of weakness. I’ve come face to face with more than I’d like to admit of the darkness and weakness of my heart in the last 6 months. It’s not … Continue reading

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60 years of My Mum.

Well the time has come for another one of those I love my family posts.  If you’ve been hanging around this blog at all you’ll be familiar with them.  One was the start of my brother’s road to marriage and … Continue reading

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Advent 4

“God knows everything about you. He is thoroughly aware of all the personal struggles that threaten to undo you. He knows your history and your present life, all of it. And all he says to you is ‘Christ’.  In previous … Continue reading

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Signs of growth

I think I’m starting to see that some people sitting down together each week reading the Bible and being honest about life together actually produces growth in myself and in others. I’ve spent so long in the past worrying about … Continue reading

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The Everlasting Arms

The wonderful Jason did this for Evangelicals Now. You might be able to tell where he got his inspiration…

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Fellow pilgrims.

One of the best things about this journey we are on is that we don’t have to walk it alone. We are accompanied by many people, both alive and dead, who have walked these roads before. The greatest is obviously … Continue reading

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Where are we going?

It’s always helpful to keep the destination in mind on a journey. When walking up a mountain I need to know that there is a summit I am climbing to. When on a long bike ride or run I need … Continue reading

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Another confession

I’ve just remembered. The other night I broke another cardinal prayer rule. When a husband and wife are together in a group you don’t get to pray for each other. That’s the rule folks. It’s weird, it might move over … Continue reading

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The one in which I make a small confession.

I’m in a world I thought I would never inhabit… In fact I’ve prided myself on not inhabiting this world for a while. It is the world of … ‘camp’. For the uninitiated amongst you this is a word that … Continue reading

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