May there be a road

I have just finished reading a novel1 about an individual who was a wanderer, a scholar, a physician, a swordsman and a man on a quest to find his father.

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Exodus the way out

“He will also provide a way out” 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIVUK) I am just old enough to remember one of the first movies about the Exodus.

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A steady beam into the darkness

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

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King Solomon's Mines Part 25

I’ve never considered myself to be mechanically minded.

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What's in a name?

I recently flew into Chicago, USA, landing in O’Hare International Airport.

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Who is my enemy?

I will never forget that fateful day in Durban, South Africa! I was thirteen years of age happily playing ‘catch and run’ on the lawn with my brothers, sister and friends...

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Receipts

My sister and I were shopping in the Lake District of England.   Suddenly the wind got up and I felt very cold.

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An emotional God

“Boys don’t cry. ” “Women are emotional. ” “Don’t be a sissy!” “Church is for sissies.

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Who is this fellow...?

Court cases make headlines! We South Africans know that only too well.

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Antihistamine for the soul

One of the scariest events in my life was when we offered to look after a pet bird, a cockatiel or a budgie for a friend.

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Planet earth: God’s perfect mission

“Lander control has confirmed that it received a touch down signal. Philae is fine. The anchor did not shoot. The comet may be soft.

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Embracing our true identity

In our high-tech world, all it takes to make a fake ID is some photo paper, a couple of laminating sheets and an ability to use retouching software. LiveScience.

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A good way to go

Chad and I cling to each other in the roaring rip tide of the Persian Gulf.

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Speaking up for the cross

“May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.

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Your place at His table

Some months ago I was late to catch a plane out of the San Antonio airport.

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‘Would have been enough’

In the USA, we have just celebrated the holiday of Thanksgiving.

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KING SOLOMON’S MINES - PART 24

I get by with a little help from my friends I couldn’t believe my eyes. I was browsing through the obituary section when I saw his name.

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AND THE GOVERNMENT SHALL BE UPON HIS SHOULDER

I fondly remember my dad as being a self-styled philosopher.

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I messed up big time. Now what?

Enamoured by the beauty of Bathsheba bathing on the roof top, David was drawn into temptation’s lethal clutches and invited her into his bed chamber.

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CAN WE BELIEVE THE GOSPELS TO BE TRUE?

Imagine it is 1942 and the Second World War is raging.

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Two Minds

There are times when I find myself in two minds. Take as an example, global warming. I’ve read many articles from learned scientists on both sides of the argument.

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Is Christianity the new 419 scam?

419 scams “are a type of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick.

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Not a scrap of manners

“Children nowadays have not a scrap of manners. ” That is a line from the book ‘Comfort herself’ by Geraldine Kaye.

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Prepare To Give Way

“The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband.

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Hardwired to believe

In The Message, Eugene Peterson has a wonderful way of highlighting the nuances in Scripture that may be missed in other Bible translations.

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