Teach Us, O Lord, To Number Our Days

Whether we like it or not, the Coronavirus has brought death to the forefront of our minds…   Whether we like it or not, we currently have an acute awareness of our own mortality and the mortality of our loved ones…   Before I became a Christian, the idea of death troubled me greatly. All…

The Strength of Weakness

Lately I’ve had trouble sleeping….   Lack of sleep is such a reminder of how weak and fragile my body is, and how weak and fragile I am – I run out of energy more easily; my mind is slower; my patience runs out more easily; I’m more emotional; and to be honest, I’m a…

Step Into A New Day

This New Year has felt particularly significant for me. It’s simply one day turning into the next, from yesterday to today, yet it feels so weighty – like there’s a great significance. The new year brings an opportunity to reflect on the year that’s been and choose what to carry into the new year. I…

Dealing with Disappointment

When I finished my undergraduate degree in 2013, I signed up for a training and discipleship programme called Relay with Christian Unions Ireland (CUI). As a relatively new Christian, I was excited for the opportunity to study the Bible more deeply and get to grips with the Christian faith. It was a great year of…

Called to Sing

Have you ever wondered why singing is such a big part of church and the Christian life? The reason is simple: In God’s Word, the Bible, we are called to sing. We are called by God’s Word to sing praises to Him; to sing songs which acknowledge who He is; to sing songs about what…