What’s the Point?

What’s the Point?

Why Discovering What We’re Here For Means You Don’t Miss Out Desperate times call for desperate measures, especially during a nation-wide lockdown. In some towns people have tried to satisfy their fast food cravings by going through the McDonald’s drive-through...
Responding to Racial Injustice

Responding to Racial Injustice

“Oh no.”  We were standing in the kitchen making dinner, my sister scrolling on her phone when she suddenly cried out. Her tone was grieved, foreboding. As she read out an account of Ahmaud Arbery being gunned down mid-jog, I sat and sobbed. The tears returned in...
More of the Same Except with KFC

More of the Same Except with KFC

And there we have it.  The word is out, straight from Jacinda’s mouth: New Zealand has one final week of lockdown before… more lockdown, except with K-Fry runs and an eensy-weensy increase in bubble dimensions. Possibly some surfing for those blessed with more...
The Battle for Gratitude

The Battle for Gratitude

“Gratitude is the joy that arises in response to God’s good will toward us in all his gifts.” – John Piper How has isolation affected your emotions? Have you been aware of grumbling in your day to day life? I am not talking about complaining: I am talking...
When Motivation Dwindles

When Motivation Dwindles

Friend. You and me both.  I’ve baked more in the last fortnight than the previous four months combined. My husband is rejoicing but it’s just as well my athletic sister is with us for lockdown: her workout inclinations are *hopefully* balancing out our snacking...