Short Devotion : 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

Short Devotion : 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

“You know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God.” 1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 Christian leaders are to be known for their gentleness, not for their resolve or...
Leadership : a noble task

Leadership : a noble task

This week I was reading about leadership: “’Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task’” (1 Timothy 3:1 NIV). Paul is about to outline the qualifications for leadership in our churches and begins by emphasising...
Short Devotion : 2 Corinthians 1:24

Short Devotion : 2 Corinthians 1:24

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, because it is by faith you stand firm.” 2 Corinthians 1:24 The Message Bible says, “We’re not in charge of how you...
Short Devotion : 1 Corinthians 16:10-11

Short Devotion : 1 Corinthians 16:10-11

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “When Timothy comes, see to it that he has nothing to fear while he is with you, for he is carrying on the work of the Lord, just as I am. No one, then, should treat him with contempt.” 1...
Book Review : Dare to Lead

Book Review : Dare to Lead

In Dare to Lead, Brene writes about the importance of vulnerability, courage, shame, empathy, curiosity, brave trust and being true to our values. She has covered these topics in her other books but here she has compiled the issues that particularly relate to people...
Short Devotion : Acts 7:35

Short Devotion : Acts 7:35

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “This is the same Moses they had rejected with the words, ‘Who made you ruler and judge?’ He was sent to be their ruler and deliverer by God himself, through the angel who appeared to him in the bush.” Acts...
Book Review : We too

Book Review : We too

We too : how the church can respond redemptively to the sexual abuse crisis by Mary Demuth is a brave book as Mary tackles the difficult subject of sexual abuse. Mary speaks from personal example, academic research and from interacting with abuse victims. The book...