Bible study What’s in a Word?

What’s in a Word?

Words matter – a lot.  In fact, Jesus said that, one day, all will have to give an account, for each careless word they have spoken. Matthew 12:36 That includes the words spoken on an evening out. Words muttered under our breath. Words shouted in anger, when we’ve reached our limits. Every word, spoken without …

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Bible study Alienation


My husband and I have an unusually large number of children (5 in a country where the average is about 1.9[i]). This is highlighted by the reaction people have when we meet them in the street. Rarely can I go out without at least somebody stopping to ask me: ”Are they all yours?” We have …

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Bible study No Holding Back: Pt 5 By Your Fruit

No Holding Back: Pt 5 By Your Fruit

At the start of this series, I began with an imperative – do not waste the gifts and talents God has given you.    In this blog I feel led to clarify that imperative – accumulating ‘achievements’ is not the same as using your gifts.    Last week, in our church bible study, we looked …

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