Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights

Sleepless nights are rare for me Luke 6:12-16 Reference: One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God. (‭Luke‬ ‭6‬:‭12‬ NIV) Explore: I’m writing this blog at 3:13 am. Not because I’m jet-lagged or unwell. But I woke up and couldn’t get back to sleep….

Speak Out

Speak Out

We remember the feeling of our heart beating in our throat Luke 6:1-11 Reference: But Jesus knew what they were thinking and said to the man with the shrivelled hand, “Get up and stand in front of everyone.” So he got up and stood there. (‭Luke‬ ‭6‬:‭8‬ NIV) Explore: I was recently training some people…

Bad Comparisons

Bad Comparisons

From this perspective it looked like they had chosen the lesser path Luke 5:33-39 Reference: They said to him, “John’s disciples often fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours go on eating and drinking.” (‭Luke‬ ‭5‬:‭33‬ NIV) Explore: I was recently chatting to a group of early twenty year…

I’m Terrible!

I'm Terrible!

If that was the case, none of us would be Christians! Luke 5:27-32 Reference: After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him, (‭Luke‬ ‭5‬:‭27‬ NIV) Explore: I’ve just been through a time of real doubt. I’ve got…

Silence In The Pain

Silence In The Pain

Another child born too early and not long enough in this world. Psalm 74:1-23 Reference: We are given no signs from God; no prophets are left, and none of us knows how long this will be. (‭Psalm‬ ‭74‬:‭9‬ NIV) Explore: A year ago, friends of mine gave birth to a little boy who was only…

80% Rule

80% Rule

Putting a lid on their church’s potential. Luke 5:17-26 Reference: When they could not find a way to do this because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and lowered him on his mat through the tiles into the middle of the crowd, right in front of Jesus. (‭Luke‬ ‭5‬:‭19‬ NIV) Explore: Most…

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