The Word of Intimate Power

The Word of Intimate Power

“In the beginning, God said…” Gen 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word…” John 1:1 Both the Old and New Covenants begin with words: In Genesis, God speaks.  In John, Jesus is called “The Word” Christianity is a religion...
Blink and You’ll Miss It

Blink and You’ll Miss It

A contemplation on Luke 2 v 21-40. Imagine being at the Temple on the day that Jesus was presented to the Lord. He would have been a babe in arms with his mum and dad, nothing spectacular or unusual to behold. No neon signs to indicate that God had come to earth, and...
Why God Made Rhythm

Why God Made Rhythm

If you’re familiar with church services, at some point you’ve likely encountered the unfortunate spectacle of someone on the worship team being off-beat. I once saw a pianist charge through a worship song so fast that the congregation struggled to keep up, prompting...