Saturday Snippets (June 20)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers. Surprisingly there are a number of videosContinue reading “Saturday Snippets (June 20)”

Books for wee ones and not so wee ones…

I quite enjoy reading kids books, not just because I like the pictures but because, if done properly, they convey wonderfully deep and meaningful truths in simple language so that the smallest child can marvel at God. What we read to and teach our children is hugely important! We wouldn’t dare fill our own mindsContinue reading “Books for wee ones and not so wee ones…”

Out of the Black Shadows

Biographies, stories of how people’s lives were transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ, are amazing! I enjoy reading about other people’s conversions and how their lives were completely changed through God working in them. ‘Out of the Black Shadows‘ is one of the best biographies that I’ve read over the years. It is theContinue reading “Out of the Black Shadows”

News books about old saints…

I was recently talking to a friend and I made the comment that, for a while now, I haven’t read many older books. I used to make a habit of making sure that at least one of the books I read a month was older. Sometimes it would be early church fathers, sometimes it wouldContinue reading “News books about old saints…”

Beyond the Big C

Suffering and pain are a part of life, aren’t they? Maybe it’s your suffering or that of a loved one but we all, to one degree or another, suffer in this life. As a pastor I often sit with people who are hurting, some from physical suffering, others with mental and spiritual suffering. People askContinue reading “Beyond the Big C”