I had a picture during worship recently which was so timely as we have been experiencing the longest, driest summer for many a year and so what I saw is exactly what we are all seeing in the natural. I saw a parched, brown desert floor covered in deep cracks and ravines. A light rain … More The water table is rising
As I was praying with a friend yesterday, God showed me a picture of an old fashioned gold mine with men digging away at the rock face with pick axes. Behind them there was a rusty old rail track with wagons on it that they were throwing their ‘treasures’ into as they uncovered them and … More Finding the Gold!
I’m so excited because the next in my series on Spiritual Gifts is looking at one of my absolute favourites-The Gift of Prophecy. The bible tells us to; 1Cor 14:1 “Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.” Prophecy is quite simply, hearing from God and then speaking it out … More The Gift of Prophecy
You may be thinking, what on earth is exhortation? I thought that too when I first heard it, but it simply means encouragement. The dictionary definition of encouragement is: To give support, confidence or hope to (someone). To encourage someone means to literally give someone courage for a situation. It is such an affirming, uplifting … More The Gift of Exhortation
God loves to speak to us and is communicating with us all the time if we listen carefully. But, because God is God He can and does speak to us all in an individual way. God created us all to be unique and different and this is reflected in our relationship with Him. So, that means … More God’s speaking, what shall I do?
The next few posts are transferred over from my old blog site on Tumblr but if you haven’t read them they give you a background about this exciting God adventure I’m on. August 2014 The story begins Last year after attending Newday to serve as a leader God ignited a fire within me to know … More The Start of an Unexpected Journey
One of the ways I like to rest means I have been drinking a lot of coffee in a lot of coffee shops near and further afield from where I live. The exciting thing is not only have I been enjoying great coffee (which is v.imp as a coffee lover), I have also been having some amazing divine … More Partnering with the Holy Spirit
When I was thinking about a title for this post I was imagining living in an eco-system created by encouragement and what that might look and feel like. I looked up the dictionary definition of encouragement, Oxford dictionary definition: Give support, confidence, or hope to (someone) Persuade (someone) to do or continue to do something by … More The Eco-System of Encouragement