Month: July 2018

Bringing the pastoral heart into the marketplace

Woman choosing

Do You Really Want What You Ask God For?

Have you ever really wanted something and asked God for this? Did you get what you asked for and did this work out the way you thought it would? Years ago I really wanted a promotion in the job I had. I asked God for this and worked towards this goal. After some time and…
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July 19, 2018 0
Rejected Person

Are You Accepted or Rejected?

  When I was a child I used to love watching cartoons. There was one cartoon that really stuck in my mind and this was called Yacky Duck. Yacky Duck had a real problem with rejection. His catchphrase was, ‘Nobody loves me, everybody hates me.’ He went through cartoon after cartoon feeling utterly abandoned and…
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July 13, 2018 0
Why

Why Revelation?

Why have I written a book about the last book of the Bible, Revelation? I have had a lifelong interest in the book of Revelation. This interest is despite all the bad press this last book of the Bible receives. Many T.V. programmes portray weird religious characters quoting death and destruction upon people and spouting…
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July 6, 2018 0
Sheep grazing

What is the Pastoral Heart in the Market Place?

When most people think of pastors, they either think of church leaders or of very empathetic people with whom they can share their problems. Biblically a pastor is a shepherd. The shepherd had many jobs, but an essential one was leading the sheep to food and water. David refers to this in Psalm 23 when…
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July 1, 2018 0