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Needed and known
Have you ever walked into a room, scanned it quickly, and realised you know … no-one?
For the evangelist, this is pure gold. So many people to talk to and find out where their faith is at. For the gregarious, who loves an audience or to be amongst the life of the party, what a dream!
There is no such thing as winning.
Yes, you read that correctly. Maybe you disagree. Let me contextualise – there is no such thing as winning when it comes to revealing Jesus. It’s not a race. Maybe you think it is on the basis you’ll get a bigger mansion in heaven. Careful. We’ll hang out at your place, for all eternity.
Being non-anxious in a room of loneliness
We think it began with the pandemic, but in fact, anxiety has been on the rise for years. It’s close cousin, loneliness, also began way before isolation and restrictions. Strangely enough, both anxiety and loneliness are found in the lives of followers of Jesus. No-one is immune.
Every connection is significant
According to Dictionary.com, the word ‘worry’ is defined as ‘a worried condition or feeling’ and ‘a cause of uneasiness or anxiety; trouble.’ Melanie Greenberg, a clinical psychologist, and author of the book, ‘The Stress-Proof Brain’, asserts that 85% of the things people worry about actually never happen.
When she’s more than sad
People of peace
Love, joy, peace
How do we notice people of peace?
Through prayer and the prompt of the Holy Spirit. As well as asking, “Who is in need, Jesus? Make me aware of this person today,” ask, “Holy Spirit, please prompt me to notice where You are already wo