Seeking to know Jesus and make Him known in Stevenage

Posts from February 2020

“Search Me O God…” A Transformative Challenge for Lent

I’m currently halfway through a course entitled “Transforming Conversations.”  The aim is to equip me to have more effective conversations with people. It’s not talking about those general ‘chatty’ conversations we have with one another, but those times when we need to talk about something specific and make some clear progress: whether that’s about our faith or a practical problem in our…

Why God is our true hope and shelter during the storm…

Despite some minor damage to trees and fences we have been spared the worst of the recent winter storms.  Some of the devastation from flooding has been terrible and some people have sadly lost their lives, but storms Ciara and Dennis have nothing on the hurricanes, typhoons, volcanic eruptions, and forest fires that occur around the world from time to time.  So…

Spiritual vision: the need to focus properly

I’ve had a problem with my eyesight this week. I haven’t been focusing very well. Things that should have been clear have become blurry and out of focus, whilst the things on the edge of my vision have become sharper.  To be honest it’s a problem I have often.  But I don’t need to go to see an optician; because the eyes…