Monthly archive for November 2016

The sovereign and intentional balance

We know that God is sovereign, and by that we think that he will intervene in our lives and move and make things happen that need to happen. Our response to this is that we sit back and wait, and wait and wait. We wait for God to move. But, I believe, He is often waiting for us to move. Yes, absolutely He is Sovereign, but there is a dynamic of responsibility and intentionality that we have lost. The picture comes to mind of a man sitting in his sitting room praying for a new car. God hears his prayer

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Reality TV

In the last decade there has been an explosion of reality TV shows, Big Brother, Towie, I’m a celebrity, Made in Chelsea, Gogglebox….and the list goes on. We have a strange addictive fascination with them, interested in their lives, intrigued to see what is happening…have you ever thought that’s kind of like heaven? There is crowd of witnesses that are watching our every move, not in a creepy voyeuristic manner but watching our decisions, our actions and the drama of our daily lives. On the edge of their seats watching you and I in those difficult situations, what’s he going

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