Lord, please help us to pray now, and teach us how to pray. We thank you for the way our playgroup spreads the good news of your love to so many people who don’t get to hear it in other places. We thank you so much for answering our prayers as a church to provide […]
Lord, we ask you to help us pray now, and to be teaching us how to pray through our whole lives. We ask that you take our ambition to become a house of prayer and make it a reality: inspire us and encourage us in our prayer, and please show us now where you want […]
God, where are you in Congo? Were you there in Luvungi when 242 people were raped last month? Were you there in Uvira when 21 children were raped? Were you crying with them? God, please help them. We beg you to step in. Have we not prayed enough? Don’t we have enough faith? Were we […]
Scripture says no one was in need; nobody did without.
My relationship with God has been sinking for a while now. Nothing dramatic – just more of my usual dread of prayer, and more of a dead feeling when I do try to pray, and less relief of the feeling that there is nothing there. I’ve been somewhat at a loss as to what to […]
The title of this post is what someone said to me today, as a pointed accusation that I am secretly intolerant. I changed the subject and felt hurt that they wanted to do this, and now I feel guilty I didn’t respond properly, so I’m going to try and make myself feel better by writing […]
Because it seems true. Why don’t you believe in God? Because it seems untrue. Where do we go from here?
[Another post from ~] My wrestle with God is about how I find it difficult to do the one thing he asks me to do; Spend time with Him. There are no doubt many reasons for my neglect of God but I just don’t know where one is expected to find the time. And I […]
[This article was emailed to me by ~] This is my very real question. There are times when you seek family or friends and there is time when you seek God. My question is when you have tried all known routes and still things appear not to work – where do you go then? Is […]
There was once an Artist who believed in people. He believed that every single person who lived had within them one great masterpiece, a Soul Painting, and he devoted his life to this creed. As an in demand artist of considerable talent he could have committed himself to his work and lived in fair comfort […]