Take My Burden Away

Ever climbed up Snowdon? I have. It was very tiring. I was thirteen when my father took my two brothers, my step-brother and me camping to a place called Cwm Nantcol in North Wales. One of the things on our holiday bucket-list was to walk up Snowdon. The day was...

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Who is the Holy Spirit?

I’ve always believed in God (accompanied with occasional doubts over the years), but haven’t always understood who God is; his character, his personality and his personhood. Even though my mother taught me about God and the Bible as a child, I imagined God as being a big bearded man in...

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Gentleness in Evangelism

Galatians 5:22-23 – ‘But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.’ Notice in the verse above, it mentions the ‘fruit’ (singular) of the Spirit rather than ‘fruits’ (plural) of the Spirit. This would imply that there...

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Are you experiencing the camp blues?

This blog is an attempt to answer the problem as to why teenagers might feel so far from the Lord after a mountaintop experience at a camp. If you’ve ever been on a Christian camp, you know that it’s the best week of the year where you get to spend...

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7 ways to be useful this summer

I’m about to take a few weeks off, so here are some things we could do to be useful this summer. 1. Plan your summer wisely. It’s so easy to be lazy and unmotivated during holidays. Make sure you don’t get sucked into the routine of just lying on the couch...

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I Love Water

My favourite drink is water, especially now that summer is here. I pretty much only drink water and coffee. I don’t just drink water because it’s good for me, I genuinely love the taste and texture of it. When I wake up in the morning, I drink a big glass...

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True Love

“Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8 The New Testament was originally written in Ancient Greek. It is a very old language which developed over many, many centuries. So, in many ways, the language is far richer than the...

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Death is Sure, Christ the Cure

Last year, my wife and I mourned the death of two family members. Libby’s grandmother (Grandma) died in July and my grandfather (Tadcu) died in November. It really is a terrible shock when you receive that phone call. It pains that you cannot say a goodbye or tell them how...

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