Performance Related Pay is Anti-Christian

If you thought you could earn salvation with better prayers, more church-going, good deeds, bible study, you’re doing everything Jesus died to set you free from.

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A Complete Guide to Prosperity

Money makes the world go round. But God’s people are not of this world. So where do we stand in the marketplace?

Why a raincoat could be bad for you

Not only had Jesus removed the disciples’ staff, bag, bread and money; he wants to leave them with nothing but the shirts on their backs.

Why Jesus wants you to be irresponsible

Cancel your breakdown cover and throw the spare tyre out. Leave the spare keys at home and don’t take any money for the services on the way. And no bank cards.

Reaping a Harvest: 2 lessons from Jesus

Yesterday I read about the need for good seed, i.e. the Word of God as an antidote to worry, and the temptations of riches and pleasures (Luke 8 – Parable of the Sower). Jesus extends this thought in the next parable – the Parable of the Lamp. These are not two isolated stories. In the same…

Living the Dream: A Blueprint for Growth

If something is not growing it is not alive   I don’t know if you’ve heard of Mrs Gren. I only met her recently whilst revising science with my son. She’s not a real person. She’s an acronym. The 7 letters stand for 7 processes found in any living thing. “It’s not easy to describe…

Heaven and Earth: 6 ways to raise your gaze!

(Homesick, Part 1) Chin up! Do people still say, ‘chin up!’? It’s one of those annoying things that people say when you might just be thinking about something and someone else thinks you’re depressed. I mean, if I was depressed, the last thing I want to hear is someone telling me to ‘cheer up, it…

The Trailer, part 1

Part 1 – The Waiting A small group of farm helpers were waiting to be transported in a trailer to their work for the day. From their viewpoint no driver was visible. As the sun shone down on their heads and time passed with no sign of movement, the workers began to chat. Some were…