When it comes to handling suicide, the church has made its greatest mistakes when it has not allowed pain to touch its own heart.
If the passing year leaves you with a sense of disquiet or unhappiness, ask what is needed to make sure this one will be different.
Often we assume we are better conversationalists than we are. It is hard to listen well. It is easier to be a diminisher than an illuminator.
As the year draws to a close and we think towards the year ahead, I want to raise two questions found in the book of Genesis, chapter 16.
If you want to be like Jesus, ask questions. The kind of questions Jesus asks in the gospels are fascinating and penetrating.
Walk a little closer with Jesus at Christmas, and you just might begin to change the world, writes Brian Harris.
Sunday Sabbath reminds us to start with God – and when you start with God, you write a very different story to the one you write without God.
I don’t know if you have ever left a church service thinking, “Wow – that was really beautiful.” Here are two Sundays where I did…
In one of Jesus’ famous parables, it was “by persevering” that good qualities such as a noble heart, became fruitful.
There is a preacher and a story teller in each of us. We need to soften the preacher and develop the story teller.