Want to be a new Saint Paul?

Acts 13.1-3 Acts 13.38-41 Acts 13.42-48 I belong to the baby boomer generation. And so, growing up as we did with the restrictions of post-war austerity, we knew where we stood. Economic strategies, jobs for life and all-embracing corporations dominated our work outlook. Our personal world had government departments provided most of our services.  Plus, [...]

OK Type Anger

Matthew 23.1-12 I wonder if you've noticed the same phenomenon as I have. For, if we are kind and caring towards others you've got to keep the effort up constantly. It just doesn't come naturally. And that is also true of being kind and caring to yourself. On the other hand, if you become angry [...]

Breaking with Jesus

Luke 5.33-39 Anyone who has pumped up a bicycle tyre with a small hand pump will know it takes ages. And of course, the more air you put in the tube the harder it gets. That proves that rubber is a very strong yet flexible material. Pity they didn’t have it in Jesus' day. They [...]