Why God Commands Us to Rest – And Why We Need to Listen!

Why God commands us to rest - and why we need to listen

Our world puts so much pressure on us to work harder, faster and squeeze more in to our already overloaded lives. Many of us are feeling more and more exhausted. Many of us are looking for an alternative lifestyle. Many of us are seeking ways of having lives which reflect more of a balance between […]

Inductive Bible Study – Observation Part 2

Inductive Bible Study - Observation

  Many of us struggle to study the Bible ourselves. We stick with safe bits that are easy to understand and avoid the harder passages or books too daunted to delve into them on our own. Inductive Bible Study is a great method of studying the Bible for yourself – you don’t need books written […]

How to Meditate on Scripture (and Allow God’s Word to Change Your Life!)

how to mediate on Scripture

Do you sometimes feel like you are going through the motions in your daily Bible reading? Often, reading the Bible can become routine and through habit we can miss the life-changing nature of what we read. Yet, the Bible has the potential to help us live our life according to God’s plans and purposes if […]

Inductive Bible Study – Observation Part 1

Inductive Bible Study - Observation

One of the biggest struggles we can have when we’re studying the Bible is understanding what we’re reading. It can be really discouraging to feel like we’re wading through text that can feel wordy and dense. It can be hard to keep going with our Bible reading when we feel lost in this mass of […]

Why Morning Quiet Times Are A Good Idea (Really!)

why morning quiet times are a good idea

I’m a morning person! I like to get up early before the rest of the family, brew a large coffee and curl up on my favourite sofa for a bit to wake up slowly at my own pace. So it’s quite natural for me to have my quiet times early in the morning. Having said […]

How to Hear God Speak Through the Bible

How to hear God speak through the Bible

Learning how to hear God is something every Christian should want to grow in. God speaks primarily through the Bible and there is no better place to start trying to hear His voice than in the pages of His Word. We need to allow God to speak to us on a very regular basis through […]

Inductive Bible Study – An Introduction

Inductive Bible Study - An introduction

Do you read the Bible and forget what you have read? Do you struggle to understand the meaning of what the Bible says? Do you want to study the Bible more but don’t know where to start? “Your words were found and I ate them, and Your words became for me a joy and the […]

Connecting With God in the Busyness of Life

connecting with god in the busyness of life

One of the biggest challenges for today’s Christians is to connect with God in the busyness of life. To strike a balance in life between the sacred and the practical. To know moments of stillness in the middle of busyness. To slow down enough to sit at Jesus’ feet once in a while. And to […]

Intentional Rest – Sabbath Living

Intentional Rest - Sabbath Living

In our busy, fast-paced, multi-tasking, high achieving world I am more and more convinced that Christians need to demonstrate a God-given balance of work, rest and play. We need to be intentional about taking┬árest, choosing not to overload our schedules and taking time to enjoy God and each other. We need to be intentional about […]

6 Awesome Bible Apps To Help Us Connect With God’s Word

Six Awesome Bible Apps to Help us to Connect with God's Word

Reading the Bible is changing. With the emergence of e-readers, smart phones and the continuous development of the potential the internet has to offer, we now have so much to access just at our fingertips. There are some awesome Bible apps out there to help us connect with God’s Word in new ways. This enables […]