Hope Because of the Resurrection

The resurrection is the event that as Disciples we stand in, have been saved by and are being made new through. The Resurrection of Jesus gives us hope because it is central to everything we believe.

Foreigners in a world that is not our own

First’s are always beautiful, the first time you drove alone with the freedom to choose your destination, the first time you feel in love and every detail seemed multiplied –  no beauty compared, the first time you travelled and lost yourself in the buzz of a place that was not your home.  Firsts are what…

Finally Alive

Just as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so go on living in him—in simple faith. JP Phillips ‘Alive’ is a word often in the mind, yet rarely spoken from the mouth. Consider this, you have just had a moment that impels adrenaline through your body, an instant of absolute exhilaration or bliss and it…

4AM

4am   Currently chilling in Dublin Airport as it slowly comes to life, I do not know where the last year has gone. Training, essays and life in general have all just faded into the fog of the past.  I am now excited, because I can finely focus on Kenya and this placement without having…

One Week to Go

One of the things that amaze me is time, every day seems just to creep up and then disappear into the fog of the last year; this year has been exactly like that.  Even though the days have been long and sometimes frustrating, I cannot for the life of me fathom where the last 12…

Hopes Mission: Grace Lived out

A reflection on one of my favourite passages in the bible; Ephesians 2:4-3:13 Introduction   Here we are in 2016; a new year and season: With new challenges and opportunities and thankfully the same God.  When I think back over the last year on my terms so much has happened that I would not even…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…