Both/And

We spent last weekend in a beautiful place with good company and wonderful weather. From our campsite the views were stunning and the sunsets were spectacular. I was completely awestruck by this beauty after a long winter of lockdown. I even volunteered to do the late night dog walking just to see the last glow … Read moreBoth/And

Ask, Seek, Knock

It’s a beautiful morning and I’m sitting outside with coffee and breakfast in the sunshine before the noise of the day starts. It’s a Bank Holiday weekend. It should be the perfect, relaxing day… However, it’s not! Even sitting in the sunshine that’s warm already at 8.30am there’s no escaping what’s going on in the … Read moreAsk, Seek, Knock

Preacher, Preach to Yourself

On Remembrance Sunday 2016 I was standing at the war memorial in Ballynahinch, chatting with another minister before the Remembrance Ceremony about getting ready for the birth of our fourth child, who was due almost a month later. Little did we know, that by the following Sunday the baby would be born and our eldest … Read morePreacher, Preach to Yourself

The Goodness of God

When life is challenging it is not unusual for people to talk about the goodness of God.   One person says… “How can you still think God is good?” Another says… “God has planned this for good”…  I’m going to clear this up to begin with… There are a few things that I don’t believe to be … Read moreThe Goodness of God