So you want to give a child in your life a book about Jesus? Head to the kids section of a Christian book store and you are bound to find a plethora of options. But are they any good? Are they faithful to God & his word? They look nice for adults, but do they actually appeal to kids? These questions can be impossible to answer without sitting down to read each and every book. Luckily for you I have, well kind of.
As a School Chaplain I work with kids of all ages, and my tea
Can you remember the last time you felt timid or fearful? Perhaps you were about to step into something new or take a leap of faith but at the same time you felt deterred? Did someone speak discouragement into your heart and tell you that you couldn’t possibly do that – or maybe that voice was coming from within. The enemy loves to use intimidation to hold us back from the full potential that God has placed within us. We can recognise intimidation in the face of something tha
Psalm 68 is one of the many psalms ascribed to David. It celebrates military victory for the nation. Yet a surprising undercurrent is about female leadership. The first verse echoes the Exodus, with the refrain the Israelites recited each time the Ark of the Covenant set out (Nu 10:35). So the Psalm is anchored in the Exodus and the reign of David – the two key defining points of Israel’s history. Verse 11 has the Lord giving the word, to the great company of women (female ev