Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3: V5, 6
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It's hard to know what to write for these newsletter posts.
I thought today I'd just share some cool stories of little ways I've seen God at work recently.
I wonder what you think of when you hear the word ‘repentance’? People in tears? Brokenness? Misery? Sin?
It was a joy and a privilege last weekend to share our home and a meal with Marcelo and Silvana Vargas. Listening to them describe their lives and calling in Bolivia was particularly poignant for me, having spent time during my career in the Pantanal, that huge area of tropical wetland in Brazil which straddles the Paraguay river into Bolivia to the west.
Our family was privileged to travel to the Outer Hebrides two weeks ago to the Island of Barra, with 1,200 inhabitants, beautiful beaches, and one shop. Never before have we stayed somewhere quite so remote – where a day could pass without seeing more than a handful of cars and where we had a close up view of various animals from the window of the house where we were staying.
‘Crazy Love’ Do you ever worry about your loved ones? ….stupid question!
Do you think that God worries about us, each of us, you and me, as individuals?
Surely he’s got more important people to worry about?
The answers to these two questions are emphatically yes, and no, in that order!