Tag archive: school

Gold Star For The Best

Gold Star For The Best

When I was in Grade 1 our teacher set us a challenge. Whoever finished a maths sheet first, with all the equations correct, didn’t just get a chocolate frog but also got a gold star on their work and it was pinned up on the board for everyone to see that they were the best,…

Say Hi From Me

Say Hi From Me

Every day my mother would call out the same thing… 1 Corinthians 16:19-24 Reference: “All the brothers and sisters here send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭16:20‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Every day as I headed out the door to primary school my mother would call out the same thing: “Say…

What Does Your Future Look Like?

What Does Your Future Look Like?

Any plans are made through the filter that they will not live past September. Psalm 49:1-20 Reference: “for they will take nothing with them when they die, their splendor will not descend with them.” Psalm‬ ‭49:17‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: A friend of mine was telling me about her brother who has decided to live a very…

Both/And

Both/And

It’s not just enough to turn from evil Psalm 34:1-22 Reference: “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.” Psalm‬ ‭34:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: I recently attended my 20 year school reunion. It was nice to catch up with some old friends I had not seen for a long time. There were a…

Outnumbered

Outnumbered

This always created an unfair advantage. Joshua 10:1-43 Reference: “Then the five kings of the Amorites—the kings of Jerusalem, Hebron, Jarmuth, Lachish and Eglon—joined forces. They moved up with all their troops and took up positions against Gibeon and attacked it.” ‭‭Joshua‬ ‭10:5‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Explore: Numbers can make a significant difference. In primary school we…

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