The Ultimate Royal Wedding

By March 31, 2011 Blog, teaching

Here’s the second of two talks I gave at the weekend. Yesterday we were thinking a little about the story of Alice.  We left her as a beggar, full of self-hatred and pain and loneliness and fear.  And in a moment we’ll see where her story – and our stories can end. We thought about our own stories and our own struggles – with how we look and feel and who we are.  The ways that other people have hurt …Read More

Crushed For Us

By March 30, 2011 Blog, identity, teaching

Thanks for prayers for the weekend – it’s good to be back! Here’s one of the talks I gave. This weekend we’ve been thinking about how what we see in ourselves and what God sees in us, can be completely different – like two pieces of a jigsaw that won’t fit.  This evening, you’ve been hearing a bit about what that looks like in my story. You may feel like you don’t know who you are, that you’re scared or …Read More