The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis

How do you find one-month challenges? Like Active April, H2October or Movember? They’re catchy and can be a good way to keep up with good habits. For me October has been Screwtape Lettersmonth, where I read 1 of the 31 chapters a day. And while I’m still reading it,...

One in Christ

Have you ever hopped on a bus, walked into a lecture theatre or entered a staff lunch room and had that moment of awkward panic – “Where am I going to sit?” “Is it weird if I sit next to him?” “Should I leave a gap between us?” I’m sure we’ve all felt...
Commitment Month

Commitment Month

During October Camberwell South Anglican Church has its annual commitment month. During the commitment month we’re encouraged as a church to be committed to Christ and his people, the church. One of the ways we show our commitment to Christ and his people serve...

Deny yourself

In preparation for one of the kids talks I was reminded of the importance of not only saying I follow Jesus, but showing I follow Jesus. Key to this is Christ’s call to discipleship in Mark 8:34 – If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up...

Thankfulness

As someone who describes themselves as more of a pessimist than an optimist, I often find it hard to be thankful. My prayer life is full of requests. Full of “Father, help me with…”, “Lord, provide for…”, but sadly lacking in thankfulness. I generally find it easier...