A Scary Story

A Scary Story

“Do not call conspiracy everything this people calls a conspiracy; do not fear what they fear,  and do not dread it.  – Isaiah 8:12 So I’m at a conference last year and I go to a workshop to hear one person I wanted to listen to. Turns out he wasn’t...
A Scary Story

A Scary Story

“Do not call conspiracy everything this people calls a conspiracy; do not fear what they fear,  and do not dread it.  – Isaiah 8:12 So I’m at a conference this summer and I go to a workshop to hear one person I wanted to listen to. Turns out he wasn’t the main...

Willing to be Wronged

It was probably about 25 years ago when I first noticed it. I mean I’d read it before. In fact it was in what has always been in one of my favourite books of the bible… 1 Corinthians. But it was the first time I really realised what it was saying. And I had a...

Playing it Safe

What if? What if I start a new business and it fails? What if I try to reach out and make a friend and they reject me? What if… Have you noticed that when our brains start playing the “what if?” game, they almost always focus on the worst possible outcome? “What if I...

fear

As I was reading in the gospel of Matthew this morning, the topic of fear came up.  I don’t know about you, but I can look back over my life and find way too many decisions that I made because I was afraid. Afraid of what someone will say, afraid of getting in...