Mindfulness can help us become more aware of the things God is doing in us and around us. When centred on Jesus and the Word of God, mindfulness can shift our perspective and refresh us for the journey ahead. Why not take a ‘mindful moment’ and allow this five-minute video to minister to you as… Continue reading VIDEO: Five minutes, three questions
I love to meditate on Scripture – and find it really helpful when I can listen to an audio or watch a video which brings God’s words to life in some way. That’s why I’m putting together my own series of videos which allow for quiet reflection on a part of the Bible. These are only… Continue reading VIDEO: What do you want from Jesus?
What are your eyes focused on today? If I’m honest, my eyes are drifting to a lot of places and people other than Jesus. I’m distracted by both perceived and real-life expectations of me. I’m drawn into worries about the future, and whether or not I will be provided for. I’m anxious about falling short,… Continue reading Wandering eyes, corrected
What does loving God look like for you? What are your favourite ways to express adoration for Jesus in the everyday? Here are some of the things I like to do when I’m struggling to find a connection: Plan it out. Rather than waiting till I feel like praying, I schedule in time with God… Continue reading Six ways to re-connect with God when you’re feeling distant
It had been a particularly trying night. My sons had been fighting with me, and each other, and I’d been doing everything in my power not to yell back. The last thing I wanted was to add to the chorus of ‘stop it’ and ‘don’t’ and ‘aarghhh!!!’ My job is to be the calm one,… Continue reading Dig into your emotions, and you’ll get to the gold
What do you worship? Few of us would admit to worshipping anything, unless we’re particularly religious. But I have a theory that we all worship something, whether we identify as Jesus-followers or not. Because worshipping is another way of saying ‘treasuring, prizing, and enjoying above all else’ – as John Piper writes here. Here are… Continue reading Misplaced worship and unsatisfying idols
Sometimes we just need an eternal perspective. We need to be reminded that this life is not all there is. It’s easy to believe, like most people, that ‘life is not a dress rehearsal’ and that you only live once. So eat, drink, and be merry! But the fact is, as Christians, we don’t only… Continue reading In a way, life IS a dress rehearsal