• Love is Safe

    9 February, 2016

    Headlong the unattended infant ran into an oncoming Toyota. He had played happily alone for some time on a grass verge. Smoking tires, aching brakes and a screaming three year old filled the air. The usually quiet street I lived in erupted instantly. This grubby and now bloodied boy fell at the…...[read more]

  • Why Strangle Love?

    8 February, 2016

    As Jesus went along, He saw a man blind from birth. Jesus' disciples asked Him, ‘rabbi who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?' (John 9:1-2) Before the eyes of these able bodied men sat a beggar dusted in ancient middle-eastern heat and poverty, who: had felt the…...[read more]

  • 18 Original Ways of Love

    7 February, 2016

    Love should be the soul-stirring poetry across each and every day. But it is not. The Loving Way of Life is a book everyone longs to open, and immerse within. Flip your soul now through eighteen of its briefest pages: Love can no more be hidden than water can be compressed. Love is the…...[read more]

  • ON CALVARY'S HILL - Lenten series

    5 February, 2016

    Please click the link below for each weekly set of Bible Study notes. They consist of further short thoughts around each small chapter of Max's book. One for each of the 40 days of Lent: INTRODUCTION WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4 WEEK 5 WEEK 6...[read more]

  • That Noisy Brain

    4 February, 2016

    Daily we live trading our seconds in daydreams, and dallying with too long moments in our thoughts. We each may sit in perfect silence, enjoy harmony's solitude and even retreat to the cave of the mind, but our thoughts are far noisier than our words ever can be. The thoughts of men speak…...[read more]

  • The Coal Basket & The Bible

    3 February, 2016

    An old farmer lived a remote life in the mountains with his young grandson. Each morning grandpa rose early to sit at the kitchen table and read his Bible. His grandson was keen to copy him and tried to imitate him in every way he could. One day the grandson asked: Grandpa - I try to read the…...[read more]