27 million reasons why

The other day I heard something that completely shocked me. Today, around the world, it is estimated that there are 27 million slaves. 27 million. Today. I knew slavery was still a problem, but I had no idea it was that big. That’s more slaves than there has ever been at any point in history.…

Affirmations

“So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Something we are called to do is to encourage and build up our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. And something I know I’m not very good at always doing is building up and encouraging my fellow…

StreetReach Moira

Sometimes the most powerful witness to the Christian faith is love, right? Sometimes the best way to show people we are serious isn’t by having a killer argument to convince them with, but be willing to put ourselves out and do something practical and loving for them. Without any sort of agenda. Without looking to…

Mobiles4God

Continuing our semi-regular look at how you can use everyday objects to help in the quest to live All4God. This time we are focusing on mobile phones (or cell phones for the Americans reading). If you are anything like me, your mobile is probably the one item you will have on your person most often.…

Football scarves on the wall

I just started studying medicine at university. (According to my friends being a medical student will make me more attractive to girls. I just got my stethoscope so we shall see if it has an extra benefit of being a chick magnet…). As part of the whole uni thing I’ve moved into halls of residence.…

The simplest thing

“We can do no great thing just small things with great love” – Mother Teresa Earlier in the summer I spent at couple of weeks helping out as a counsellor at a Christian teen camp (Beaver Cross) in Albany, New York. Myself and on of the other counsellors, who shall be known as Cassie (seen…

Wonderful Privilege

   Ephesians 3:7 "By God’s special favour and mighty power I have been given the wonderful privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News." That is Paul, writing to the Ephesians. Note how he describes his calling to spread the Good News (a calling that is made to all of us in the Great…

The Fellowship of the Unashamed

This is something i found in the book Rediscovering Church by Lynne and Bill Hybels. It is a monolouge by Dr Bob Moorehead called The Fellowship of the Unashamed. I am a part of the fellowship of the Unashamed. I have the Holy Spirit Power. The die has been cast. I have stepped over the…

Stand United

Announcing Stand United, a really exciting event coming up in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on December 13th. The aim is to bring together people from SUs all over Lisburn, Belfast and the surrounding areas for a night of worship, prayer, teaching and being united as one body in Christ. There’s going to be four sets of…