Refined thankfulness – Reflections on 2011

Christmas has now been and gone. It’s less than a week and we’ll be into the new year – which is only two months away from my next birthday. It’s a time where you naturally come to reflect on what God has been doing in you in the past year, what might lie ahead...

Another Advent guest-post!

I’ve been loving talking about the theme of Advent the last few weeks in my blog series. Many of you will also know that last year I did a guest post for Christine Sine’s blog, ‘Godspace’, which was then more recently published in a book of...

Advent: Joy

We’re now entering into the final week of Advent, Christmas is almost upon us. In this Advent series so far we’ve looked at the shalom, peace of God, how we can discover God right where we are amongst us, and about grace. Today, as I draw the series to a close, I want...

Advent: Grace

Time passes so quickly. It hardly seems to be December, yet we are already two weeks into Advent, coming into our third week. Having spoken of shalom, the peace of God on the blog already this advent, and also about how we need to embrace the God who is all around us...

Advent: Waking up to God

We are now well into the first week of advent. As we approach the second week of advent, having thought about the heart of our lives, the rhythm of our lives, the shalom of God in my previous post now it’s important to go to the root of how we see God. Part of the...