Category Archives: Martyr

TGIF

Thank God It’s Friday! It’s funny how often we say that phrase and its famous acronym on the other 51 Fridays of the year, and how rarely we apply it to today, the Friday for which we ought to be … Continue reading

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Po’ Lazarus

With God, a waiting season is never a wasted season. If God always met your expectations, He’d never have the opportunity to exceed them. God’s delays are not necessarily God’s denials. Those three great, tweetable quotes came from a sermon … Continue reading

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Easter Ain’t Over

It’s easy to get a little frustrated by Easter, isn’t it? Now I don’t mean Easter Sunday itself. The bright colours, the unbridled enthusiasm about Christ’s once-and-for-all (all time, and all people) victory over sin and death, the feasting, the … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat & Tears

A couple of years ago, I wrote back-to-back posts titled Earth, Wind and Fire and Creedence Clearwater Revival. I was keen to continue on this ’60s band name train, but ran out of track. Until today. I hope you’ll forgive me … Continue reading

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From Gotta to Getta

I need to confess that I tend to feel pretty hard done by, sometimes. My life is busy with work and ministry and family (all too often in that order, unfortunately), and I don’t have much time for me. The … Continue reading

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God Rose

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia! The tomb is empty, the battle is won and the victory is His – and ours! As much as I love declaring those words on Easter Sunday, I’ve sometimes quietly wondered what … Continue reading

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God Died

God died. How is that even possible? How could the all-powerful Creator of the Universe, the very master of all things, who created the concepts of life and death, die? It’s impossible, isn’t it? Apparently not. He died on the … Continue reading

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