Category: Faith & spiritual life

preparing to listen for a fresh word from God

Read (or listen to) Romans 8:26-39 26 Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27 And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit...

Continue reading

The Open Life

Three nights ago, I led our first Student Soul service at Oaken Cafe on the theme of “the open life.” I didn’t call it that, because as is often the case, I didn’t realise that was the theme until afterwards. I also didn’t make clear the main point that I had hoped to...

Continue reading

The Reshaping

Hey there. This is a post thinking out-loud about the future, where we’re headed and how God is calling us to BE as we move forward into it. A good way to begin that forward-leaning process is by starting with where we are now. OUR MOMENT Photo by Javier Allegue Barros on Unsplash For God’s...

Continue reading

The Darkness of Easter

I just finished a phone call with a friend, and I realised as it ended I was dissatisfied with it. Why? We didn’t get to the darkness. Last night, I played some music and sang, and the songs that I sang were songs birthed from places of darkness. And this coming week, Good Friday takes us...

Continue reading

Finding Your God Language

This post is by student souler Richard Brown. Those who know me well, will know that I’ve struggled with my relationship with the church broadly but I’ve stayed because God has pushed me to keep using my musical gifts. I’ve flittered round from church to church where I have been “called” not really...

Continue reading

  • 1
  • 2