She looks around the room, everything is a mess and the to-do list still has empty boxes waiting for their tick. “Is this worth the time? I have so much to get done.” She takes a peek at her app, today’s reading, a quick scan. This doesn’t feel right, it’s like popping my head around the office door to say – “hi I’m in but … Continue reading Embrace
As part of a series on creativity in our church. I was asked to speak on using creative writing in worship. I opened with this spoken word. Good morning, today I have been asked to speak on using words creatively to worship. There is so much I want to say which I won’t; so I wanted to start with a context of why I write … Continue reading Faith & Creative Writing
Have I got my tickets, my passport, my money my phone… these aren’t the only words that can run on a cycle through our mind. Daily, thoughts about ourselves enter our mind. Some are positive, but the ones that seem to stick like a broken record are the negative ones. Continue reading Actually, I Can
Humanity has an endless pursuit, a search for answers to questions: who am I, why am I here, do I have a purpose, do I belong, do I matter? We want to feel that we belong, yet we feel often as if we don’t. We compare ourselves to others, we try and be the same, so we fit. So we belong Continue reading UNIQUE YET BELONGING
I was asked to speak on acts 17:10-15 at Beacon Church, Herne Bay. If you would like to hear it you can click here Continue reading The Unstoppable Church
Once a term I am asked into a secondary school to take a whole school assembly. This week’s theme was about perseverance. So here is what I wrote – I never quite say it word for word though! When I was a child we often went swimming on a Saturday morning. At the end of the lesson, the lifeguards would always be setting up for the … Continue reading PERSEVERANCE
A physical stronghold is a place that an army would run to during warfare. It was a place to make them strong again, a fortress. A hiding place of safety.
When I speak of a stronghold I am speaking of just that. A place we run to for comfort, but not the physical ones of this world Where do you run? Continue reading Removing Strongholds