1 John 5:6-12 – what is it that we truly fear?
How does love conquer fear?
I remember the pastor of a church I used to attend commenting that rarely when people are in the midst of the crisis is that the time to try and teach them how to face the situation. Rather, if we are going to get through the challenge of a health, work or relationship crisis thenContinue reading “Were we prepared?”
In recent years, there have been strong and persistent campaigns against “Ableism”. Like sexism, ageism and racism, ableism is about prejudice against people seen as of less value than others. As the word suggests, it is about prejudicing able bodied people against those with physical and mental disabilities. As with other prejudices, ableism can includeContinue reading “Ableism, society and the church”
Yesterday, I wrote about how the woman with an issue of blood experiences shaming from powerful men. Today, I want to highlight how Jesus deals with her differently. All the Gospel writers present her as creeping up quietly, nervously and sneaking a quick touch of her garment. Her aim seems to be to make someContinue reading “Jesus and the shamed woman”
In our next Faithroots video we ask “How do we know what love is.” 1 John 4:7-12 tells us that “God is love” and then goes on to show us how we know God’s love.
Who is the anti-Christ? How do we spot him? Should we fear him? (1 John 4:1-6)
How do you know if you are filled with love?
Who do you share a familial resemblance to? (1 John 3:4-10)