Like Watering Cans

{Throwback Thursday is a thing Jon Acuff does on the StuffChristiansLike blog, and I thought I’d give it a try here, with a look back at this pentecost focused reflection from last year} I’ve been thinking a bit about Pentecost of late, as it is that time in the church calendar, and I’m giving a…

Twenty Seven Million

Tuesdays on All4God are all about reviews and recommendations. If you only ever buy one of the things we recommend, make it this one. You may have seen on Facebook about the Twenty Seven Million song campaign. Well the time has come to get downloading it, and supporting this worthwhile cause. Because today, right now,…

Brick Walls

Ever feel like every time you try something there is a huge brick wall blocking your path? Every time you try to make a difference there is some sort of obstacle? Every time you want to try something fresh something gets in your way? So often it seems like just when we are all fired…

Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving in America. I am not American but British (which is always awkward when I tend to spend July 4th working in the USA) however a holiday dedicated to eating turkey and watching sport on the TV is a bandwagon I am more than willing to jump on. In Luke we get a…

Giving up facebook for lent? Don't miss out

So lent is starting this week, and other the past couple of years Facebook has become a popular thing to give up for Lent. Which is cool and very commendable (so long as you are doing it for the right reason – to free up more time for God, not to make more time for…

Jesus with the fingerpaints

The other day I was at a Christian conference, enjoying a worship session. When into my mind flashed an image of Jesus. Not all that unusual, as I often think about Jesus and try to picture Him while worshiping to help me focus (try it sometime, just close your eyes and think of Jesus while…

She leaves a legacy

Time for a Sunday evening tear-jerker. Charlene Barr was born on 18th July 1990. She had cystic fibrosis. Life wasn’t easy. But after going to Uganda in 2008 she became determined to raise money to build a school to give children a bright hope for the future. The charity she set up recently managed to…

In the end

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and…

Where is _____?

Some day we are going to get to heaven. And the Bible tells us that when we do Jesus will welcome us with a “Well done my good and faithful servant.”(Matthew 25:23). But what if that isn’t the end of the exchange. What if He keeps going “It’s great to see you here, but where…