Today is Mothering Sunday in the UK – or nowadays the British version of “Mothers’ Day.” The original concept was a celebration of the church as mother but it has evolved into a day celebrating mums everywhere and an opportunity for children to buy mum flowers, gifts and cards. Churches still tend to do something… Continue reading The joy and pain of celebrating Mothers’ Day
Love Conquers Fear (6) Does God really love me?
Thoughts on one of my favourite Bible passages (1 John 3:1-3)
Good news for the childless
Every morning we’ve been working through a Psalm. We recently read these words in Psalm 113 He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap,8 to make them sit with princes, with the princes of his people.9 He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children.Praise the Lord! These… Continue reading Good news for the childless