I wait

A poem, dedicated to my future spouse. Will you join me in making it your prayer if you are not yet married? I wait I don’t know you But I know some day I will So I wait for you And as I wait, I will pray I pray you would grow in faith I…

Reformation Day

October 31st is a pretty special day in church history. This is the day that Martin Luther nailed his famous 95 theses to the cathedral door and the Reformation began. So in honour of that, here are a collection of great quotes from Martin Luther: “We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that…

Review: Bluetree – Live in Oklahoma

It is traditionally seen as tough for a British band to crack the American music scene. In recent years one band has had a pretty decent deal of success. One Direction have had all sorts of inexplicable success across America, with hordes of fans turning up to stalk them wherever they go. And the British…

Had to go

In John 4 we read that Jesus was in Judea and was going to Galilee. John tells us that to get there he “had to go through Samaria on the way” (John 4:4). Jesus was a Jew. The people in Samaria were Samaritans. Jewish people and Samaritan people historically didn’t get on at all. The…

God in Slow Motion – book review

God in slow motion is a new book by Mike Nappa that takes 10 snapshot moments from Jesus’ life and ministry, explores them and detail and looks at what lessons we can learn from them. Mike’s central theme is that often we rush through the Bible and miss the great truths that are there for…

Prayer for passion

We need to trade our desires and our passions for those of God. Our hopes and dreams fall short of His wonderful plans. Today let’s resolve to pray that he would replace the weak passions we have with strong burning passion for Kingdom things. Let us no longer desire our self comfort but let us…

Heart Problems

I recently did a placement in a cardiology ward, wandering around with a stethoscope round my neck, listening to people’s hearts and trying to hear any irregularities they may have had in their heart beat. And it got my thinking about how there are lots of similarities between physical heart conditions and spiritual heart conditions.…

Kevin DeYoung interview

Today on All4God we are excited to have Kevin DeYoung answering some questions for us. Kevin DeYoung is a pastor in the Reformed Church in America and a member of The Gospel Coalition. He has written several great books, including Just Do Something, The Hole in our Holiness, and Don’t call it a comeback. He has recently released a…

Eye Contact Grace

Cowering, afraid Curled up on the ground Alone in my shame Hoping no-one sees my sin. But they all know. They all look down, There’s judgement in their eyes. So I crawl up tighter, Wishing they would pass me by But the crowd grows larger, An angry mob, out for me. Then one breaks through…