Broken to be made holy

This morning I woke up freshly irritated by a couple of sins I'd already committed in the first few seconds of consciousness. As God would have it, this occurred around 4:00 am. So, I had at least two hours before dawn, to stew on my/others' shortcomings, which eventually boiled into those of the last few [...]

Julie and Julia – happily ever after?

I watched a movie called "Julie and Julia" along with a group of friends last night. It's a film about two women who find meaning and purpose through food. Julia Child goes to cooking school and writes a cookbook. A generation later, Julie Powell spends a year cooking through all the recipes in that (now [...]

Worship Leader’s Redux: Easter Weekend 2010 Part 2

  In my last post I covered some of the positives I drew from the services over Easter weekend. With time to reflect I'm sharing a few points that I could have done better on: I didn't write out all my chords for a new song we tried, "Completely Done". This wasn't too much of [...]

Worship Leader’s Redux: Easter Weekend 2010 Part 1

I'm sitting at home enjoying a scoop of cookies and cream ice-cream. Easter Monday is a public holiday in NZ and so I'm savouring this time to unwind and catch up on errands and jobs around the house. But as I sit here I'm reflecting on the Easter Friday and Sunday's services at Howick Baptist [...]

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