• Driven to Holiness

    24 June, 2019

    Until you know that life is war you cannot know what prayer is for. ~ John Piper Prayer is meant for men, that they should seek God. In a hunger for His holiness mens' trust are placed in Him, not their ways and means. The searching for God and the reasons of the universe are divine deposits…...[read more]


    12 August, 2018

    Jesus hung out with His Father. So too - Moses, David, Elijah, Jeremiah, and many more, both seen and unseen, who thirsted in their faith. The apostle Paul spent fourteen unexplained and absent years, arguably too in a wilderness (Arabia), hanging out and being prepared by God. These men knew the…...[read more]

  • Tales Strange and True from the Desert

    10 November, 2017

    Christianity has ancient and varied roots. Since even before Christianity was legalised by Emperor Constantine in 313 AD it's face began to change, but even more-so when legal persecution was removed. And so rose a fresh type of 'persecution' the mortification of self, by self. Men and…...[read more]

  • The Quickened Man

    24 September, 2017

    A man's troubled journey, as he kicks this earth's dust, is to spiritual formation. The alert know this. His trip under beating suns or over impossible mountains is the re-forming of God's image within; an image first spoiled and misshapen from his dalliance with sin. Those that will be…...[read more]

  • The Land of Tomorrow

    4 July, 2017

    Through the exodus the Lord had separated Israel from Egypt, false worship from true. Separation is holiness. Israel wandered in circles for four decades, one year for every day the twelve spies had explored the promised land. Released from slavery with the greatest natural miracle in history, God…...[read more]

  • 2 Heroes & 10 Zeroes

    3 July, 2017

    Circa 1500 B.C. the Israelites fled Egypt for the Promised Land, Canaan. The sons of Abraham were free, but their thoughts were not. Caleb and Joshua were the only two of twelve spies to return from the land of giants - Canaan, with a good report. Caleb held a disruptive faith-filled spirit. So,…...[read more]

  • Echoes of Yesterday

    2 July, 2017

    Half a century ago the Beatles longed for yesterday, when troubles seemed so far away. Two and a half millennia ago the Israelites longed for freedom, to also place their troubles far way. Egypt's loathsome and brutal toil had become too much to bear. To answer their prayer the Lord parted…...[read more]

  • That Dark Side of the Dream

    29 March, 2017

    Slavery in Egypt gave the Israelites a dream. They dreamt of Canaan but tripped in the desert. With a gob-smacking, history turning intervention God led His woeful troupe of moaners and groaners through the Red Sea. Each subsequent day for four decades He endured their bad spirits, and their bitter…...[read more]

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