This is the official webpage for my new book “Reaching for Healing”. From time to time I will post short excerpts and related thoughts. Why not read more about it, order a print copy or download the ebook.
An excerpt from “Reaching for Healing”: Have you seen those make-up adverts with the slogan, “Because you’re worth it”? They play on our need to be valued and loved. Deep down, though, we all know that no matter how many times a multinational cosmetic company says, “you’re worth it”, the feeling wipes off with the … Continue reading The measure of your worth
A short excerpt from “Reaching for Healing”: This rough, battle hardened centurion recognised Jesus as a man with authority and, therefore, as someone under authority. He recognised, as others did, a kingdom force behind this ordinary looking man in sandals, and Mark’s gospel helps us understand how. Right at the start of Jesus’ ministry we … Continue reading Jesus’ Authority
A short quote from the chapter on “Authority for Healing”: Imagine how far you would get if you tried to learn to drive just by reading the theory. You might study the mechanics of the engine and the chemistry of the petrol. You might learn the Highway Code inside out and how many millimetres to … Continue reading Learning by doing
Here is an excerpt from my book “Reaching for Healing”. It’s from the introduction to part II. While part I focused on Matthew 8 and 9, part II goes on to look at what two of Jesus’ disciples did in Acts 3 and 4. In Part I we looked at a number of the healing miracles of Jesus … Continue reading Church unplugged?