Blog: Faithfulness

God of all nations

19 November 15church, compassion, Culture, Faithfulness, Prayer

Last Saturday morning I checked Facebook before I checked the news. I saw that a friend of mine who lives in Paris had posted that she was safe and sound in Italy. I remember thinking what an odd thing to post. I was a bit confused. It was only a few hours later that one…

Reflections of a rookie minister in her first year on the job

5 November 15Christian Growth, church, Faithfulness

Part 2 – What has surprised me about ministry? It is a challenging but exciting thing to look back on one’s first year of ministry. There are some really fond memories but also some awkward moments where I am embarrassed to remember how badly I have put my foot in it. When you leave theological…

Aging Faithfully

24 September 15Aging, Faithfulness, Uncategorized

On a recent holiday my friends and I watched the movie Wish I was here. A key plot point (without giving away any spoilers) is the lead character dealing with imminent death of his father. In Nearing Home: Life, Faith and Finishing Well Billy Graham writes about getting older and facing death. The book opens:…