Run & Not Grow Weary

In 1 Cor 9:24 the Apostle Paul writes: "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.” I remember the year I ran the Comrades Marathon. It was 2010 and I was aiming for a 10-hour …

An Attitude of Gratitude.

So often when preaching on a topic I find myself having to really live it out in the weeks before... This Sunday my wife & I are both preaching on giving thanks in ALL situations, and in the last 10 days the following has happened: I have broken my foot, requiring painful surgery. I've had to cough …

Finding Flow

What is flow? Imagine for a moment that you are running a race. Your attention is focused on the movements of your body, the power of your muscles, the force of your lungs and the feel of the street beneath your feet. You are living in the moment, utterly absorbed in the present activity. Time …

The Tired Thirties

I am 32. I am tired. I am not alone. A few weeks ago I managed to get away for a “boys-only” weekend. No kids. Good surf. Lots of meat. Bliss. But one thing we all were aware of was just how exhausted we all felt. Pretty much all the time. We concluded that the decade between …