God so loved his animals, he built them an ark: Beliefs about pets in heaven.

I’m currently writing a series of blog posts tackling the strange and sometimes ridiculous world of Christian belief. I’m not addressing any of our core beliefs; instead, this series is about things that creep into the sidelines of consciousness. Please remember I don’t claim to be a theologian, and so while you’re reading my thoughts,…

Dear God, why do you take the people we love?

A short while ago, I posted on social media about writing blog posts based on your experiences of bad theology, and I was thrilled to receive stories from you and ideas of things I could cover. Most were interesting to research and write about, but one topic was offered, which came from someone’s experience that…

God doesn’t care where you park… and other encouragements

“So, although it’s said that Elijah commanded fire from heaven, that Jesus drove demons out of people and that Peter’s shadow healed someone, I promise you that it’s not the same as praying for easy traffic. There’s no magic prayer or chant that makes stuff like that happen. There’s only God and your commitment to asking God to show you what you should be seeing, praying, doing, and indeed blessing in your life.”

Hello from me!

Before we move on to a new topic I wanted to say a quick hello to you all. Take a look at the video to find out what’s coming next.

One simple encouragement about your money

“…But don’t be discouraged; the good news is that if you make a positive step today, you’re doing about as well as me, which is just about as good as everyone else. You’re no better or worse.”

One simple truth about bad people, you need to know today

Let’s face it; you don’t know any bond villains! But I’m sure some of us think we do. Today, I want to explore one simple truth about the bad people in your life, and I hope it’ll make a difference to you today. Let’s start from the top.  Someone out there thinks you’re a bad…

One simple communication trick will improve your day

Let’s face it; we’re all a bit rubbish at communication. Even those of us who think we’re amazing can learn to be more effective, and I promise you, every high flyer has a blind spot. There’s always a person who we forget to keep in touch with. In my case, there are many people I…

One simple way to feel peaceful when you’re overstretched

Imagine the scene. You’ve had a hard day; there’s still loads on your mind, but you walk through the door, and now everyone wants to tell you about their day, show you the latest game or simply have your undivided attention. You try your hardest, but you know that although you’re home, you’re still on…

One simple change you can make today to relieve stress

Do you find yourself overwhelmed with everything you need to do in a day, month or year? Maybe you’re looking to find ways to use your time more effectively. The good news is there are simple changes you can implement, which will help you to priorities your responsibilities, and today we’re going to talk about…