Embracing Failure

At a particularly low point in my life, I discovered that I couldn’t spell the word failure. I wrote it out a few times in my journal. Faliure Faliure Faliure Frustrated, I gave up and went to bed, realizing the next morning my obvious mistake of swapping the “l” and the “i” around. Now I [...]

By |2017-08-29T16:27:34+00:00August 29th, 2017|DEVOTIONALS|Comments Off on Embracing Failure

Not Waving but Drowning

I remember, a few years ago, attending a funeral for a mother of a friend who had taken her own life. The call came on an ordinary South African summer afternoon when I was sitting in the office at my computer. Even though it was a hot day, the news made me cold to the [...]

By |2017-08-22T20:14:07+00:00August 22nd, 2017|DEVOTIONALS|Comments Off on Not Waving but Drowning

Have we Forgotten to Listen?

“Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God” – James 1 v 19-20. Look no further than the events of the past week in the United States of America, and you can see that we live in a [...]

By |2017-08-17T12:28:59+00:00August 17th, 2017|DEVOTIONALS|Comments Off on Have we Forgotten to Listen?

Reclaiming Time

Gareth and I first visited New York City in the fall of 2016. While I’m not certain about how people living in Binghamton feel about the city, most of the people I’ve spoken view it as a place to avoid. Yet for me, NYC had been a dream that I thought would never come true. [...]

By |2017-08-09T19:33:29+00:00August 9th, 2017|DEVOTIONALS|Comments Off on Reclaiming Time

3 questions to get more from reading the Bible

It’s easy to look at the Bible as a collection of hard to understand, unrelated stories. But asking three questions as we read will help us see more than just the people and places of the Bible. Question 1: Jesus, what are You like? We’re reading the Bible to learn more about this Savior [...]

By |2017-08-04T15:18:03+00:00August 4th, 2017|ARTICLES|Comments Off on 3 questions to get more from reading the Bible
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