to stand under a waterfall of grace

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, 2 Timothy 1:9 - church at HMPC It's not a hard and fast rule, but Mondays I tend to find …

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Surely Goodness and Love will Follow…

Surely your goodness and love will follow me    all the days of my life,and I will dwell in the house of the Lord    forever. Psalm 23 Two days, two worship services. They could not have been more different. They could not have been more similar. First, on Saturday, I enjoyed the blessing of being in the sanctuary at Wake …

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Understanding Grace as a Prerequisite of Peace

To those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours:Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.2 Peter 1:1-2 - early morning coffee and devotion For the past few days I have been thinking about the relationship between …

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Advent – are we there yet??

that (we) may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9 This weekend, heading into the fourth week of Advent, I find myself wondering what exactly is all this expectation about? We talk about waiting, and anticipation, and this sense of journey, but a lot of …

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“Derek & Rebekah” Play Golf – with people of grace

they sent Barnabas to Antioch. When he arrived and saw what the grace of God had done, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. - Acts 11:22-24Jesus …

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“to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it”

- My mum and dad out for an afternoon "stroll" with Max As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is …

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fixing this broken world…

Everything that I write – books, blogs, articles, features or commentary - is back-shadowed by faith. Sometimes you can see it clearly; often it is necessary to scratch at the surface; once in a while, the story on top is absolutely all you can see. But, behind everything, my world-view is ultimately redemptive