The Insanity of Prayer

The Insanity of Prayer

“He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honour him.” Psalm 91:15 Augustine in reflecting on this statement says “And how shall I call upon my God — my God and my Lord? For when I call on Him I ask...
The Ministry of the Pew

The Ministry of the Pew

Here’s a great article from Colin Marshall on how we engage with coming to the church gathering on a Sunday. The ‘Pew Prayer’ Some years ago a pastor, Ray Ewers, instructed me in the finer art of how to walk into church. To most people, this might appear to be a...
Faith is not passive

Faith is not passive

“What must we do to be doing the works of God? Jesus answered them, ‘This is the work of God that you believe in him whom he has sent’.” John 6:28-29 What does God want us to do? Jesus reply is: Believe. The word sounds so passive, so inactive that the cry of our...
Anger and forgiveness

Anger and forgiveness

I was waiting for the train at Sheung Wan MTR this morning when a man came next to me and in a loud, agitated voice asked me “Do you know what day today is?” I wracked my brains to think what it could be. Seeing the blank look on my face, he supplied the answer. “It’s...