Life through my Viewfinder

Ever wondered what it would be like to be inside somebody elses head just for a few hours, to see what they see, hear what they hear, feel what they feel?

Everyones different, it’s one of the things that makes Creation so fantastic! If we were all the same things would get pretty dull pretty quickly, there’d be no new advances in science, technology or the arts. Ok so everyone thinking seeing hearing and feeling the same may lead to there being no arguments, no anger, no wars but that’s not how God created us! Continue reading

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You can say what you like…but we’ve already won!

This past fortnight has been a bit of a rollercoaster to be honest, and as usual I didn’t deal with the lows particuarly well…in fact in most cases I didn’t deal with them at all.

The big issue lately is that my heads been so full of worries about university work, talk preperations, friends who are ill, people who need me, that even though I myself have been physically fine and as mentally ok as I ever am, I’ve felt like I’ve been drowning.

I love the fact that people talk to me about their worries and problems but it does limit the number of people I feel I can offload to and over the past weeks my already short list became even shorter.Maybe that’s why I feel more comfortable talking about this stuff on here rather than to my friends…or maybe it’s just because I have a sneaking suspicion that noone out there in cyberland actually reads what I write! Continue reading

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Radical Faith in a Familiar Place

As Peter watches a figure walks towards him across the waters of Lake Galilee, as the man draws nearer Peter begins to wonder what the heck is going on. I mean he’d grown up on the shores of Lake Galilee he knows that the only reason anyone would get out of a boat in the middle of the lake during a storm was to commit suicide or to try and rescue a drowning friend, and surely if that was the case they’d be sinking, fighting the waves, crying for help. But this guy, this guy’s just walking calmly across the surface, not even an inch of rising damp in his robe! In all his experinces people don’t walk on water…they just don’t! Continue reading

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Update

This weekend has been one of milestones, my 21st birthday also brought about day 50 in my ‘365 Awesome Days’ cahllenge and today we reached day 21 of the ‘Bible in One Year’, so I thought now would be a prime time to give you guys an update on how its all going. Continue reading

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In the works…

Hey!

My next couple of blog posts are still in the works, as I’m hoping to adapt a couple of talks I’m writing and so in the mean time here are a few of video’s which are forming the basis of them. Continue reading

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The Bible in a Year

365 days, 6000 people, 1 challenge…to read the Bible in a year! Yet another year long challenge, another one which might not seem that difficult, another one which is harder than it seems. There are three things which I find really tough about this challenge…

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365 Days of Awesome!

A friend has set me a challenge, to find and document one small piece of ‘awesome’ a day, everyday for 365 days. Now that may not sound like such a tough challenge, I mean how hard is it to find the awesome things that happen?! Well, harder than you’d think, you see I don’t get to pick my 365 days…they have to be 365 consecutive days, in short; a year, from 1st August 2010 to the 31st July 2011. Continue reading

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