Faith

God is speaking, are you listening?

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Sometimes we are so busy talking to God, we forget that God wants us to listen. It is easy to look at prayer as one-way communication, typically consisting of us offering up our needs and petitions, hoping God is ready […]

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Faith

What is success?

While many people will define success as making money, having a big house and driving the latest cars. Or having good relationships, lots of friends and an active social life. The Bible tells us the pathway to success is to commit our ways to the Lord—when we align our hopes and dreams to God’s Will, […]

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Productivity

My go-to faith based apps

In no particular order…. YouVersion  It goes without fail that the YouVersion app is a must have—from the reading plans and videos through to the verse of the day stories and the notes/highlights section. The app has helped me to start and end each day with God. The ‘Verse of the Day Stories’ has been […]

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Faith

Why is it so hard to forgive?

From our earliest experiences as children, we’ve been told how important it is to forgive. Verses such as Ephesians 4:32, Matthew 6:13 and Colossians 3:13 further highlight its importance to us believers. Being on my own journey to forgive, I’ve found the act of forgiveness easier said than done. But why? [and this is from […]

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Faith

The long route

Often God does not lead us along the shortest path to our goal. In Exodus, God guided the Israelites along the longer route, rather than the direct one from Egypt to the Promised Land. What I find so fascinating about being led by God is that [and this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone]—God […]

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Faith

Come, all who are weary

Weariness: the state of being weary or tired; that lassitude or exhaustion of strength. We all experience it, whether it’s having too much on our plate, confronting impossible problems or facing setbacks, disappointments or discouragements—feeling weary is nothing new. Yet it is in those moments that Jesus offers himself as the universal solution to all […]

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