Category: Doxology

Posts which are devotional in nature.

Side-by-side in the Minefields

In the light of yesterday’s post it seemed appropriate to repost this video: Gill discovered this song on our 15th anniversary.  We were 19 and 21 the year we got engaged… We’re hoping to see Andrew performing in the UK later

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Deep Joy

I’m currently reflecting on suffering as an essential, unavoidable part of what it means to live and follow Jesus. This song by Page CXVI renders it one of the most profound ways that I’ve seen and heard. Now, how to

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Sustenance for the Plodding Pedestrian

When You don’t move the mountains I’m needing You to move When You don’t part the waters I wish I could walk through When You don’t give the answers as I cry out to You I will trust, I will

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Something anthemic

Rend Collective have released their new album, As Family We Go.  Here’s the introductory video. It’s rare that I come across something that is so anthemic to the way Gill and I seek to lead life. We as a church were

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Missional Eschatology Before Breakfast

There are these words: Fearless warriors in a picket fence, reckless abandon wrapped in common sense Deep water faith in the shallow end and we are caught in the middle With eyes wide open to the differences, the God we

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Immanent Divinity on the Coffee Corner

Faith is both affective and cognitive.  Which is to say that we not only know about God, but we know him and are known by him.  He moves us.  He is close.  He is immanent.  Even (and especially) at those times when

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Conquering for the Commuter

A moment of reflection from this morning’s drive while listening to Christy Nockels’ Healing is In Your Hands: Amongst the lyrics are echoes of Romans 8:35-39 No mountain, no valley No gain or loss we know Could keep us from Your

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On Drooping and Tottering

Just a short reflection from one of those mornings when God seems distant and despondency seems close.  I have learned over the years that such moments are cues to run towards Jesus, no matter how much you don’t feel like doing

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A Commuter’s Cognition of Divine Proximity

Well, there’s this song: And there’s Psalm 23: A psalm of David: ADONAI is my shepherd; I lack nothing. He has me lie down in grassy pastures, he leads me by quiet water, he restores my inner person. He guides

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Assurance for the Commuter

Another blessing from a random track selection on the drive to work. I don’t know what this day will bring Will it be disappointing, filled with longed for things? I don’t know what tomorrow holds Still I know, I can

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