Short Devotion : Titus 2:3-5

Short Devotion : Titus 2:3-5

“Teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live … Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the...
Short Devotions : 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Short Devotions : 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

“May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 God strengthens us to do and...
Short Devotion : 1 Corinthians 11:13-15

Short Devotion : 1 Corinthians 11:13-15

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him, but that if a woman has long hair, it is...
Book Review : Everything I never told you

Book Review : Everything I never told you

Everything I never told you is a well-crafted, well-told story, but I found it profoundly depressing. The book opens with the line “Lydia is dead” and for the next 280 pages, we read all the circumstances and events that happened in the sixteen years of her brief...
Reading the Bible – part 10

Reading the Bible – part 10

Today, I am continuing the series on, Reading the Bible. I’ve had a break from these posts for a while, but I have a few more random thoughts that I’d like to share. The next few are about different aspects of truth-telling and lies. How do we take our...
Reading the Bible – part 10

Reading the Bible – part 1

Today, I am starting a new series on, Reading the Bible. It’s likely to be a long series as I share random thoughts about the Bible, but we’ll take a few breaks along the way. While reading the Bible sounds like a simple thing to do, we will discover it’s...

Tennis and Culture and Compassion

I expect sports people to know the culture of the country where they play. Perhaps that’s too optimistic given that they play in so many countries but tennis players tend to come to Australia for about a month every year so I expect them to have an understanding of...