The Overflowing Cup

When we talked about mental health issues during Mental Health Awareness Week in May, we used the analogy of a bucket which, if faced with too much stress, overflows (and said that overflow represents our inability to cope and the fact we then become pronte to...

“You’re Worth It!”

Garry spoke tonight about the subject of human value. So often, we associate our value with work, and it’s true that God gave us work to do (see Gen 2:8-17), but work is not the source of our value. Adam was placed in the Garden of Eden to work and take care of...

Hope Because Of God’s Faithfulness

Our hope rests on the unchanging nature of who God is (see Heb 6:17). God’s faithfulness is a thread which runs throughout the whole Bible. Here are just a few verses reminding us of this fact: Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God,...

An Anchor For The Soul (2)

I recently watched a film called ‘The Perfect Storm’, about a fishing crew on board a ship caught in a hurricane. The film was very well done – I almost felt seasick as I watched the boat go up and down as the waves crashed into it and the winds howled. It really...

An Anchor For The Soul

This morning we looked at Hebrews 6:13-20 and how God’s faithfulness gives us hope as an anchor for our souls in stormy times. Many of us feel storm-tossed at the moment and there is the temptation to believe God doesn’t really care about our situations (see Mark...