Elders’ Blog

06
Dec

Experiencing the joy of the Lord

Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8) I was reminded recently that as I gather years I have had a tendency to reflect nostalgically on how […]

30
Oct

Desiring God?

“There’s nothing on earth that I want apart from God.” To which you might respond: “Liar.” You’ve heard me say those words on a number of occasions. Many times I’ve […]

22
Dec

Why Christmas gives me hope

[These are my notes from my testimony at Hillview’s Carols By Candlelight event on Sunday 20 December 2015.] More often than not, when I stand at this lectern, it’s to […]

01
Feb

Final question for personal reflection

The final question for reflection (which we initially looked at last Sunday evening) is: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, “I want to be more aware of and […]

30
Jan

For personal reflection – Friday

Missed a question yesterday, so will put up two today. Firstly: Describe what it means for you to live conscious of the power of the Holy Spirit within you? Some […]

28
Jan

For personal reflection – Wednesday

Today’s question for prayerful reflection: What, when you consider the person and work of God, has been most likely, recently, to move you deep in your emotions (e.g. bring you […]

27
Jan

For personal reflection – Tuesday

Today’s question for prayerful reflection: Are there any huge joys, or challenges, or stirrings in your spiritual life just now? Some further background….Is your relationship with God even a live […]

26
Jan

For personal reflection – Monday

At last night’s evening of prayer and worship, we spent some time praying together in threes, specifically regarding our current state of relationship with God. As I said on the […]

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