Shut it!

Shut it!

‘Shut it’ or ‘shut up’ are phrases that are used to get someone to stop talking, but they’re often considered rude. It’s an abrupt way to interrupt, and so many people think it’s disrespectful. I’m not advocating that we start using the phrase, but perhaps if it’s...
Measuring Ministry

Measuring Ministry

When the Numbers Don’t Move Deflated! That’s how I felt when I stood on the scale this morning, for the third day in a row the numbers hadn’t moved! I couldn’t believe it, after all the effort I had been putting in there seemed as if there was...
The Glorification of Busy

The Glorification of Busy

An article written by Bob and Gregg Vanourek caught my attention. The headline read ‘The Glorification of Busy’. The authors, as far as I’m aware, were writing a poignant message for leaders in the secular world rather than the Christian one and yet it got me...
Of Noble Character

Of Noble Character

Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true. Acts 17:11 What springs to mind as you read this verse? For me, the words...
Burnout Isn’t Better

Burnout Isn’t Better

I often wonder how a line from, “Hey Hey, My My” by Neil Young managed to become a Christian mantra. “It’s better to burn out than to fade away,” wasn’t just famous because of the song but it became infamous after being quoted in Nirvana...

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