When you are an example of the way the world could be – generous, selfless, forgiving, welcoming, compassionate – everything around you begins to become better too. You widen the crack and let in more light, the darkness begins to retreat and you bring hope to people who were on the path to giving up. You begin to show people that the future of this world is not death, destruction and violence – but healing, renewal and love.
In the light of the Orlando shootings Lou Heinrich responds to the question “How do we respond to crazy stuff that happens in the world?”
‘When we are overwhelmed by the Orlando shooting, by the horror of war, the only way to overcome is to love through action…’
Ps Sharon Wright from Hope Church joins us this week and talks about what it means to “Go..”.
‘I’m in an endless pursuit of following after God in a way that touches our world with his goodness and grace and leaves a lasting impact for those that come after me.’
“Joy isn’t happiness. Joy isn’t the absence of sadness, grief or depression. Joy isn’t pretending everything is ok when it really isn’t. CS Lewis called joy “the experience of an inconsolable longing” and “the experience of an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction” The experience of an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction. That rings true with my experience of joy. An inconsolable longing that is never fully satisfied but without which I would be lost, broken, alone and spiritually destitute.”
Anthony Castle shares his thoughts about following Jesus.
Two amazing women from our community speaking about God’s Grace and Strength in their lives.
‘I know who I am because I know who he is.’
‘I know that God will continue to pour out his strength because I will continue to praise Him.’