Book Review : How to Hear God

Book Review : How to Hear God

Pete Greig does an excellent job of looking at all the different ways God speaks, in his book, How to Hear God. Beginning at the more conservative end of the theological spectrum, he looks at hearing God through his Word and ancient practises like Lectio Divina. He...
Winter Synchroblog: Do a little, often

Winter Synchroblog: Do a little, often

When I was a child, my mother would tell me she was looking forward to the shortest day of the year because the following days would start to get longer. I thought it odd at the time because I knew it would be several weeks before there would be a noticeable...
Short Devotion : 1 Thessalonians 3:11

Short Devotion : 1 Thessalonians 3:11

“May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy.” 1 Thessalonians 3:11 In Judaism, “wish-prayers,” that is, prayers that start,...
Short Devotion : Colossians 4:2

Short Devotion : Colossians 4:2

“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.” Colossians 4:2 “May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice” (Psalm 141:2). Are our prayers like incense? Do they rise from a fire that...
Short Devotion : Philippians 1:9

Short Devotion : Philippians 1:9

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight” Philippians 1:9 Paul’s prayer for the Philippians is that their love may abound. Not a love that is weak or blind or emotional, but a love based on knowledge and...
Short Devotion : Acts 27:1

Short Devotion : Acts 27:1

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “When it was decided that we would sail for Italy, Paul and some other prisoners were handed over to a centurion named Julius, who belonged to the Imperial Regiment.” Acts 27:1 For a long...