Small metaphorical alarm bells sound in my head on Wednesday evening as I find myself at community group struggling to keep focused. If there is such a thing as 'present without leave' then I am it. Despite living in the same house, Anna and I hadn't properly caught up in about a week. Sat on … Continue reading I am making choices
What makes us worthy? That we are God's.
Grace, as demonstrated in salvation and sanctification, is a beautiful paradox. And this is the paradox: on the one hand we’re involved, and on the other hand, God does it all. The gospel does not say that God will love us if we are good. The gospel tells us that God will make us good … Continue reading A very short reminder of Grace
I ask, "Is anyone here wearing one green and one orange shoelace?" and a very tell and shy girl will raise her hand, and I will say, "Honey Bear? You are loved and chosen. As is, here and now and always. This is a come as you are system." The girl (who had just gotten arrested for drunk and disorderly) smiled, blushed, and dipped her head like a swan.
We never 'graduate' from grace.
Photos from the annual matriculation dinner at Newnham College, Cambridge. Second year has begun!
Christians are to do the exact opposite of the turn-of-phrase 'don't put all your eggs in one basket'. Christians aren't to be people who are 'hedging their bets' - we are to stake absolutely everything on the salvation we have in Jesus Christ.