Charles Spurgeon famously said, “There is a sermon in every flower.” He believed that, if we pay close attention to the things around us, and the events that happen to us, we will detect illustrations of a biblical truth. This was true for me this
“Joyful perseverance” is my daily prayer. Recently, an acquaintance emailed me asking me for a prayer request. I responded as I normally do: “Joyful perseverance.” Perhaps you can relate. Rather than merely enduring the “good fight of faith” (2 Timothy 4:7), I want to enjoy
After the Lord saved me, I realised that I had abused my body to the point that, if I did not start looking after it, I’m sure death would have been imminent. This motivated me to purchase a pair of running shoes and start running.
I grew up in the United States where our school year commenced in September and ended early June. That meant that we (but I’m not so sure about our parents!) enjoyed a three-month summer holiday. But though it was a long break, our cross-country coach