If I ate a chocolate for every time I've mentioned The Case for Christ or The Shack, I'd probably be very, very fat. If you haven't heard me singing their praises, have no fear! By the end of this blog post, you will be fully informed on what they are, why I think they are … Continue reading #7 – Heads or Tails
FREEEEEEDOM!! As my exams have finally ceased, I now have the time and mental capacity to return to my fortnightly blog. Thank you for being patient, I know you all have been desperate for a bit more of this Stepping-Out action. I mean, I can only assume that it's what all your lives revolve around! … Continue reading #6 – Did ya miss me?
The view out of my window as I wrote this As I run my eyes along the seams of your creation, Lord, I take it in as if it is both the first and last time. My memory is as weak as my understanding, But your presence in everything - at every moment - renders … Continue reading Memory is fragile, but I don’t need it to know you
Right, so exam season is upon me and I thought I had decided not to write a blog post this week, however it seems that (once again) God has other plans. He spoke to me this morning and said "Tell them about my power". Luckily for me, I enjoy writing these much more than writing … Continue reading #5 – For the Love of God! Stop procrastinating!
Being Dunked Into An Oversized Bath For Jesus Sunday 21st April - 4:30pm Me n The Sis After Easter Lunch Buzzing with anticipation, I'm sitting in my living room chatting away with my family, all full after a brilliant lamb roast made by Dad. Then Mum comes in and asks whether everyone is ready to … Continue reading Pt.2 – The Baptism and Aftermath
[Good] Friday 19th April - 7:30pm Entering the Church building for the youth's sleepover/stay-awake event was where my Baptism experience began. Darrel had a full night of films, worship and fun planned, to both understand the weight of the Easter morning to come, and enjoy each other's sleep-deprived company. However, God had even more planned. … Continue reading Pt.1 – Goodn’Bad Friday and Easter Morning
Does God love the unbeliever? The answer to this question is obviously a resounding yes - which is no new knowledge in any sense. However, God is still using this idea to teach me more about the extents of his love. A long time ago, I lost a friend who was very close to me … Continue reading #4 – No one is God apart from God; don’t expect them to be.
Life is full of paradoxes. For example, I recently read a post on Instagram which said: “The desire for more positive experience itself is a negative experience. And, paradoxically, the acceptance of one’s negative experience is itself a positive experience.” @thinkgrowprosper, Instagram At The Loft this week, we began a two-part series called ‘Everything is … Continue reading #3 – Tell me something I don’t know.
You may have noticed that the logo I have chosen for my site is a single ear of wheat. In this post, I'll aim to explain why. Last week my Youth Leader and good friend Darrel, gave me a book to read called 'The Town Called Potential'. I'm only half way through this inspiring allegory … Continue reading #2 – Wisdom and Wheat
My experience of Christianity has been like a long staircase where each step has brought me closer and deeper into God. I kept redefining myself as a Christian every time I found out more and had spiritual experiences. It’s not like I believed again, there was just more to accept. The first time I took … Continue reading #1 – My Story So Far…