Bible quotes · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

You’re in full view, and it’s OK.

Before Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, they were naked and unashamed. But after they took the forbidden fruit – and everything changed forever for humanity – they realised they were naked, and were ashamed. At this point, they tried to hide from God…. Shame is something we’ve all felt at some… Continue reading You’re in full view, and it’s OK.

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Grief is inevitable, but we have hope

Last week my country was rocked by the news that four people were killed on an amusement park ride on the Gold Coast. A week earlier we heard about a tragic situation whereby a Sydney man gassed his home, poisoning himself, his wife, his two children, and the family dog. Further afield, a pastor I have… Continue reading Grief is inevitable, but we have hope

Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Who I really am

What do I offer this world? It’s a question that haunts many of us. We dearly long for a clear, tangible identity. The drive to be useful and necessary is strong. So much so that what we do can overwhelm the mystery of who we actually are. And when our usual ability to ‘do things’ for ourselves or others is stripped away – so often… Continue reading Who I really am