1963

August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King gave his famous “I have a dream.” The need to repent of the sin of racism has plagued the human race for it’s existence.My country has much shame to add to that area of sin. I am grateful when I read passages likeRevelation 7:9-10 that God is in the business of redeeming the world from it’s sin and brokenness and making us into a people, one people, His people; to come to know and worship him. Martin Luther King had a dream. Much has changed in my country to bring little black children and … Continue reading 1963

Re-charging

I have taken the Myers Briggs personality assessment three times. Various teams and work assignments mean it has rolled around every few years for me to fill out a lot of little bubbles with a black pencil indicating my preferences on a very long assessment of how I work, think, spend my time, make decisions, respond, react and rejuvenate until I get a clear ENFP result. Extroverted iNtuitive Feeler Perceiver is how I fit in a nutshell in relating to the world around me. Often these assessments are very eye opening for people. We use them with work because they … Continue reading Re-charging

What Kind of a Prayer Ends with "Darkness" ? Me, Heman and our dark days…

I posted this on Facebook this week and have found it so challenging and pertinent that I thought I would post it on here so that more people could listen. It is a sermon by Tim Keller from Psalm 88. For those who are less Bible literate, there is often a pattern in the Psalms (these poems and songs written a few thousand years ago, smack in the centre of the Bible) of praise, crying, moping, and often ending on a praise note as the writer remembers the goodness of God’s character. “I will trust in the Lord..” “The nearness of God is … Continue reading What Kind of a Prayer Ends with "Darkness" ? Me, Heman and our dark days…