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musings from the everyday, somedays

I was looking through some notes I'd made a month-or-two ago whilst reading the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzuro. In it he advocates that believers participate in the Daily Office which are set times of stillness, Bible reading and prayer each day. He suggests the components...

Lectio divina ('divine reading') is a Bible reading method that is more than a Bible reading method.

It has its origins in 6th century catholicism, but before you switch off, bear in mind that most historical Christian spiritual practices have their antecedents either in biblical times, the early...

There is a saying amongst theology/seminary students that a little Greek is a dangerous thing. I'm not Greek so I can't really comment. Oh, wait. Greek language, not Greek origin.

The meaning behind the phrase is that it can be unhelpful for untrained or unqualified people to attempt to read and/o...

The Tabernacle Lamp stand

At the beginning of the year Mark commenced a sermon series looking at something called “Tabernacle Prayer”. I want to spend some time retracing the steps we’ve taken because people have been away and may have missed parts.

This Tabernacle Prayer is a tool that was deve...

As we approach the end of each calendar year I give some thought to different approaches or materials for Bible reading in the new year.

Over the years I've used the M'Cheyne Bible reading method which involved reading two or four chapter of the Bible each day. This will take you through the New T...

On this Christmas Day 2019 the first thought I had for the day was to thank God for sending His Son Jesus into this world to redeem it.

My second thought was about polarisation - that this world is becoming more polarised, more intolerant, more nationalistic, more patriotic.

These days it seems...