Trust

Can God trust you?

I recently heard a preacher pose the question “can God trust you?”. It’s not a question I’d ever contemplated but I’ve been wrestling with it since I heard it. When I scrutinize some of my prayer requests, it’s a question that requires significant introspection. God is good, able and willing to bless us because of …

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Cast your burdens

“Who’s driving?” my 4-year old asks her 7-year old brother. “Daddy” he responds confidently. He then adds: “all we have to do is sit back and relax”. I smiled at myself because I’ve been reflecting on what it means to cast your burdens onto Jesus especially in difficult times. This was an object lesson. My …

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Are you sitting at the banquet table?

As I reflect on my life, I am convinced that my greatest deficiency is not truly knowing, comprehending and believing how God feels about me. As Christians, we often make very profound statements flippantly, like: “I am a child of God”. Such a statement has huge implications for us and God. God is The King, …

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The thin slice of time

You have probably heard the expression: “it’s the hope that kills you”. It’s often used when a situation is so desperate and the outcome seems irredeemably certain. However, there is something about the human spirit that clings to hope. Interestingly, this narrative is repeatedly portrayed in many of the movies we watch. How often do …

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