Monthly Archives: March 2022

WRITE YOUR OWN OBITUARY, OR SOMEONE ELSE WILL

In 1887 Ludwich Nobel, Alfred Nobel’s brother died. A Swedish newspaper mixed the brothers up and thought it was Alfred who had passed away. They then published an obituary entitled THE MERCHANT OF DEATH, HAS DIED Alfred Nobel had invented … Continue reading

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GET RID OF THE UGLY STUFF

William Morris was the 19th century leader of the “arts and crafts” movement in the UK. If you have ever watched the Antiques Roadshow, you have probably heard of him. I came across an interesting quote from him recently, this … Continue reading

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A ONE WORD PRAYER FOR TODAY

Have you ever been lying in bed, or been sitting in a comfortable chair and thought its just too comfortable to get up? I think something similar can happen to us as Christians in the West, our lives are pretty … Continue reading

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UKRAINE: ONLY A SUFFERING GOD CAN HELP

I think all of us who have been watching the events in Ukraine unfold have experienced a flood of emotions, from despair to grief to anger. The horror of war, and the callousness of a frankly evil invader has been … Continue reading

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SWISS SAUSAGES & WHY I AM GIVING UP, GIVING UP THINGS FOR LENT

Lent has become increasingly, perhaps overwhelmingly popular among protestants in the last 10 years. I think much about Lent is incredibly helpful. Among other things it helps us reflect on the depth of our discipleship and remember the enormity of … Continue reading

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