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Why Did You Doubt?

“Don't dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.”Elisabeth Elliot Christians are known for being people of faith who have confidence in God. Surely that trust in God is the antithesis of doubt, right? But what if it's God we are doubting? How can He be trusted if X, Y and Z is happening?… Continue reading Why Did You Doubt?

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Thoughts On Prayer

Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire? Corrie ten Boom Prayer is a conversation with God. It's as simple as that. Jesus went to quiet, isolated places to pray to His Father. Many times I find that my most powerful times in conversation with God are when I get to be alone. Through… Continue reading Thoughts On Prayer

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4 Ways of Dealing with Disappointment

Writing this post is a little bit of therapy because I am still dealing with disappointment. It is not past tense 'dealt' with disappointment. It is a very present tense ordeal of 'dealing'. Last week saw a big blow to a writing project I had spent a lot of time on. It was a learning… Continue reading 4 Ways of Dealing with Disappointment

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Welcome Twenty Nineteen

Happy New Year! I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas and celebrated the New Year in a way that brought you joy. The end of 2018 for me was one of struggle. I felt a bit deflated in my writing, in my faith and in some of my relationships with others. I am not… Continue reading Welcome Twenty Nineteen

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An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

You don't want to miss this interview - it's an eye-opener to medical care in a place of poverty in contrast to the NHS, it will challenge you to build bridges with those who believe differently to you and that big topic of 'god and suffering' is covered by an experienced neonatologist who has seen… Continue reading An interview with Nicci Maxwell – medical mission and crossing cultures

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An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’

I was thrilled to interview author Andy Frost - his book 'Long Story Short' gets us thinking about our lives and how our individual stories are part of a bigger narrative. I wrote a review for it here which gives a little more information about it, but for now... it's over to Andy! Why did… Continue reading An interview with Andy Frost – author of ‘Long Story Short’

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Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

  Andy Frost's 'Long Story Short' brings a fresh perspective at looking at our life story - by looking away from ourselves towards a much bigger story. He challenges us to think about the story that our lives are telling. How will we be remembered? Are we looking for a life of happiness, safety and… Continue reading Long Story Short by Andy Frost – BOOK REVIEW

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The Dignity Revolution by Daniel Darling – BOOK REVIEW

Every single person has dignity and worth. Daniel Darling takes the reader on a journey to face some of the toughest issues of our generation that can undermine the dignity of individuals who are made in the image of God. This includes racism, abortion, human trafficking, sexuality, pornography, justice systems and prisoners, the refugee crisis,… Continue reading The Dignity Revolution by Daniel Darling – BOOK REVIEW

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The Little Things

As I said goodnight to my son and walked out slowly, pulling the door behind me, I slowly poked my head back into his room. He thought I'd left. I watched him get comfortable for the night and bring his arms across his face as he began to suck on his arm. It's an adorable… Continue reading The Little Things

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An interview with Gary Lee

Gary and his wife Mary manage Bridge Books in Exeter and I have been fortunate to work alongside them for the last year. It was a privilege to hear Gary's story and I hope that you will be blessed by his words as much as I was. Gary and Mary Lee I didn’t have a… Continue reading An interview with Gary Lee