“Gather the fragments left over”

When they were satisfied, he [Jesus] told his disciples, “gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.” So they gathered up them up, and from the fragments of the five barley loaves, left my those who had eaten they filled twelve baskets. (St. John 6:12–13—NRSV) Take …

Bible Moment: Mould Me, Make Me.

“Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words….The vessel he was making of clay was spoiled in the potter’s hand, and he reworked it into another vessel, as seemed good to him.” (Jeremiah 18: 2, 4) Take a Moment to Ponder Anyone …

Bible Moment: Discipleship in Church

Bible Passage 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-12 Take Moment to Ponder Discipleship is not so much a programme in the local Church for which persons are invited or encouraged to sign up, but rather, the culture of the Church where every member seeks, in a deliberate way, to assist each other …

Bible Moment: Shift Your Focus

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what the will of God is—what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 Take a Moment to Ponder Distractions are all around us. There are a myriad of things …

Bible Moment: Here to Serve

For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 (NRSV) A Moment to Ponder Jesus was teaching his disciples, especially James and John, about serving others. Scripture records that the brothers, sons of Zebedee, had …

Bible Moment: Being Christian

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life  1 John 5: 20 Take …

Bible Moment: Gender ‘norms’

“So the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to the prophetess Huldah the wife of Shallum son of Tikvah, son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe; she resided in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter, where they consulted her. 15 She declared to them, “Thus says the Lord, the …

Bible Moment: ‘Keep Your Spiritual Fervour’

  Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervour, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (Romans 12:11-12, NIV) Take a Moment to Ponder As the two-year period set aside in our Diocese for Intentional Discipleship progresses it is important that the …

Bible Moment: Lead me in your Righteousness

“Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, able to discern good and evil; for who can govern this your great people” (1 Kings 3:9) Take a Moment to Ponder I believe that each of us, at one time or another has been given some kind of …