The social phenomenon of the pushy parent has received a lot of attention recently. Can ambition be sanctified and put in the service of God? We all know pushy parents – the kind who are so intent on ensuring their children get ....
True honour is to be found among those who take their turn at the back of a queue. The phrase ‘I get it’ is a pithy soundbite by which politicians mean: ‘I understand exactly how you feel and what you are trying to tell me .
As John Lennon almost said, mission is what happens while we're making other plans. Our work for God is right in front of us, just where he intends it. There is no blueprint for how people come to faith. For many it is an incremental process,
Mary poured onto the floor, via Jesus' feet, a whole year's wages of perfume. It was a show-stopping gesture; a remarkably sensuous act of devotion. The raising of Lazarus from the dead sealed the death warrant of Jesus