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Latest News – Discipleship

 

Want to Start Discipling But Don’t Know How?

Want to Start Discipling But Don’t Know How?

'One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers – Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew – throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living. Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish...

What to Teach your Disciple

What to Teach your Disciple

Every Tuesday night for dinner, Nancy and I met for our discipleship time. She was a teacher in the town I lived in and we had met at church. When I first met Nancy I could tell she was struggling in her relationship with God. We talked at length one night about...

“Now I know how to live the Christian life”

“Now I know how to live the Christian life”

What does it mean to “keep in step with the Spirit” (Gal. 5:25b)? The Spirit’s work in us is so vital to keep our relationship with Jesus growing, as well as helping us spread the good news about Him - but what should we do to make it happen? This was a question...

Prayer life stuck on repeat?

Prayer life stuck on repeat?

Sometimes, prayer can feel like a music playlist – no matter how great the songs are, after a while they need a refresh. Talking to the Father is an amazing privilege; so if prayer’s become something you know all the words to, why not check these new ‘songs’ out and...

Advice to our Daughter – A Mother’s Wisdom for Newlyweds

Advice to our Daughter – A Mother’s Wisdom for Newlyweds

Our daughter Olivia just got engaged to a fine young man and we couldn’t be happier (and nor could they!) As I watched them beaming at each other, I wanted to bottle it – young love is just so precious! As they prepare for their wedding I want to continue to help them...

Could God love someone like me?

Could God love someone like me?

I first met my friend Sean on a Work Life Retreat late last year. He seemed to enjoy himself, and when I asked if he’d like to join a bible study group he was keen. As the group met over the next few months, I noticed Sean at times seemed unsure about the content we...

Changed life – Who am I?

Changed life – Who am I?

“Who Am I?”  How many times have you asked yourself this question?  Would you like an identity that is secure, not subject to self-failure or the failure of others?  I suggest that it should be found outside ourselves, apart from our work, academic or sporting...

Thinking about Divorce? Wait till you’ve tried this

Thinking about Divorce? Wait till you’ve tried this

After 30 years of marriage, Pete and Sally were starting to drift apart. They’d worked hard together, raised kids together, but now they were living separate lives and seriously thinking about divorce.  Concerned relatives suggested that they try the Weekend to...

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