What Restores Your Soul?

Recently me and Joanna have been asking each other a fascinating question… what restores your soul? There are certain things that make each of us come alive. Or to use a Stephen Covey phrase, they provide genuine re-creation. They bring true joy to us, so much so that...

Patience – The Force Within You

Patience is not indifference, inaction, and nor is it impossible… it is a powerful force within us. It is a stable concrete structure that supports your inner life from collapsing when people mock you for your dreams, don’t appreciate you for your efforts and want to...

What is the Good News?

What is the Good News? What makes the Christian gospel such good news? It’s obviously a play on words, since gospel and good news mean the same thing, so one is actually the same as the other. But having stated the obvious, what does that actually mean? What is the...

Discipline the Body

There are numerous passages in the bible that encourage us to discipline the body, and be wary about serving our own appetites rather than serving God. “I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for...

Abundant Life v. Exaggerated Life

Who does not want an abundant life, a fulfilled life, a life that matters? Lack of a sense of meaning and significance in life scales down from disappointment through discouragement to depression. We fall into these dark states because we buy into a lie – a lie of an...