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Rebuild & Restore: Post exilic Reflections

Rebuild & Restore: Post exilic Reflections

There are plenty of lessons to learn from the returning exiles who rebuilt the temple and the walls of Jerusalem amidst fierce opposition. As we emerge from the pandemic how do we too build back and engage with God in a process of spiritual restoration and renewal?

The Valley of Dry Bones – Hope out of Hopelessness

The Valley of Dry Bones – Hope out of Hopelessness

The Valley of Dry Bones encourages us that even amidst such dry and lifeless scenes there is always hope. The Spirit of God is able to bring hope in our hopelessness…

The Darkest Valley – Safe in the Shepherd’s care

The Darkest Valley – Safe in the Shepherd’s care

Continuing my exploration of valleys I am now considering the Valley of the Shadow of Death and how we need not fear because of the love, presence, care and provision of our Good Shepherd.

The valley of Elah – Finding courage for the battle

The valley of Elah – Finding courage for the battle

In the valley of Elah David fights the giant Goliath. Its a story of courage as we see how David’s relationship with God empowers and inspires him to triumph against all the odds.

Reflecting on James (5 years on)

Reflecting on James (5 years on)

Five years ago was a day that changed many lives. Jesus called home a young man with huge potential. Yet the impact of his life lives on in the lives that he touched and continues to touch. We praise God for James!

Lambing Time: The Sheep and their Shepherd

Lambing Time: The Sheep and their Shepherd

We can have confidence in a God who knows us and treasures each one of us, knowing our individual personalities, gifts, strengths and weaknesses, and being able to tell us apart from everything else He has created.