Who is Jesus? Have you ever wondered why Matthew, Mark, Luke and John wrote the books we call the gospels? We might say they wanted to write a biography of a man they knew and admired – but to be honest, if that’s what they were trying to do, they didn’t do a great job. continue »

Loving others Bible tells us time and again to stop being obsessed with ourselves and instead serve others. A little girl was being selfish with her toys, not sharing with her brothers.  Her Dad sat her down and gave her a big lecture about being selfish.  When he was done, the little girl said; ‘Daddy, […] continue »

Martin Luther King said the question is not, ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ but, ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?’ continue »

Love We are thinking about love this summer – last week about loving God, this week about loving one another. How do boats ask each other out? They say, ‘Are you up for a little row-mance?’ I saw this bloke chatting up a cheetah and I thought, ‘He’s trying to pull a fast one.’ If […] continue »

Love Boy: ‘I love you so much, I could never live without you.’ Girl: ‘Is that you or the beer talking?’ Boy: ‘It’s me talking to the beer.’ What’s the difference between love and marriage?  Love is blind and marriage is an eye-opener! I wonder what you first think when you hear the word ‘love’?  […] continue »

A scientist approaches God and says to Him: ‘God, we don’t need you anymore.  Science has finally figured out a way to create life.  We can now do what you did in the beginning!’ ‘Oh, is that so?’ replies God.  ‘Yes,’ says the scientist, ‘We can take dirt and form it into the shape of […] continue »

Refuge (1-5) There is a lot of anger in today’s psalm. Yet again, David is in trouble.  This time he’s in trouble with someone called Cush the Benjaminite (title).  We don’t know what he did – only that David thinks he is innocent: Lord my God, if I have done this and there is guilt on my […] continue »

For the sick A little girl was in church with her mother when she started feeling ill. ‘Mummy,’ she said, ‘can we leave now?’ ‘No,’ her mother replied. ‘Well, I think I have to throw up!’ ‘Then go outside and around to the back of the church and throw up behind a bush.’ After about […] continue »