The Forgotten Arts 2024, part 4. Living frugally is to become more content, grateful and to relish in what you have, managing what we have rather than resenting what is missing.
The Forgotten Arts 2024, part 3. Sometimes we don’t just need to fast from things that are causing us to sin, but to completely cut them off from our lives.
The Forgotten Arts 2024, part 2. Christians have fasted and prayed and abstained from things for centuries; and it’s always been about wanting to know Jesus more. When it’s not about that, things quickly go off track.
The Forgotten Arts 2024, part 1. Confession isn’t a heavy word; it means to be on the outside as we are on the inside. It doesn’t just mean we confess our sins, but we confess truth, we confess the goodness … Continue reading “Confession”
The Forgotten Arts. In Genesis 18 we see Abraham do something quite foreign to British culture – he haggles — and with God himself, who is surprisingly open to our prayers.
The Forgotten Arts, part 11. In John 13 we see Jesus wash his disciples feet: he lays aside his majesty and decends to the lowest point in the room, where he does the unthinkable work of a slave.
The Forgotten Arts, part 10. Submission can often be seen as a dirty word, but there’s real beauty, strength and freedom to be found in its practice, which was modelled perfectly by Jesus.
The Forgotten Arts, part 9. Biblical confession is a collision of two things: knowing the radical depths of your sin, and knowing the radical depths of God’s mercy.
The Forgotten Arts, part 8. When we celebrate with others it can do something that cannot be achieve alone. It can help complete our joy.