Monthly Archives: November 2012

The ways we can manipulate maths.

The following is a true story, it happened only an hour ago. You see mathematics has never been my strongest strength. But, I was so pleased with today’s effort. I met my wife at the local servo to pay for … Continue reading

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Radical Evil or Radical Love.

I read this quote this morning by Gustavo Gutierrez, who is a Roman Catholic theologian working with the poor in Lima. He says. Because sin is radical evil, it can be conquered only by the grace of God and the … Continue reading

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Consider it what? You have to be joking. James1:2

  I was reading James this morning and was struck by the absurdity of his opening sentence…Consider it joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds. In the natural its absurd to encourage anyone to be joyful when … Continue reading

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Will you join the cause for Global Mission?

  Dave Black is at it again… he writes on his blog that isn’t a blog. 6:40 PM I know it’s a bit late for a Thanksgiving present, but since I’m in a giveaway mood…. The first 20 DBO readers … Continue reading

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Power of intercession

The apostle James tells us that we lack, because we don’t ask. The context is within the framework of wisdom. And when it comes to prayer, we often need wisdom in just what is it we are going to pray. … Continue reading

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What a privilege.

I have been privileged over the last 3 weeks to take a years 5 & 6 scripture class at a local primary school. The guy who normally takes this class has gone on a 3 month sabbatical, and asked me … Continue reading

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Reflection on Micah 6:8

This morning I met with a small group for prayer and devotion, before heading out for the regular Tuesday morning community BBQ. I was given a small book edited by Charles Ringma, called Cry Freedom, with voices from the Third … Continue reading

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Peace for the Middle East.

We need to pray for the peace of Christ to take hold in the Middle East. The peace of Christ is that all are accepted and loved by God, and that in Christ we have total forgiveness of sin.This peace … Continue reading

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Help Needed.

I have a single middle / older aged male facebook friend who lives in New Jersey, USA. He is facing eviction with a strong possibility of facing homelessness over the winter period. He was working two jobs, but had to … Continue reading

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America has a new / same president.

I try not to make political statements on my blog. But the recent re-election of President Obama is world wide news and I thought I would add my personal response to this event. Note: some of my thoughts stem from … Continue reading

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