Sin contaminates. It makes you dirty. Sometimes you know it and sometimes you don’t. There are at least two different ways people react when they become aware they are contaminated – they either give up trying to be clean or get to work cleaning themselves.Read More
In a house with four sons, being strong is important. I don’t know how many times I have overheard conversations about who is the fastest or the smartest, who can jump the highest or who can make the best tackle, who can think the fastest or who has the most brute strength. In one way or another, being strong is the order of the day in the Sondergeld house.Read More
There are at least two ways to get where you want to go. You can work out how to get there yourself or someone can lead you there.Read More
This is what shame says to you.
This is what shame says about you.
It is easy to believe and hard to dislodge.
You are a courier. Not a drug courier or a parcel courier. A grace and peace courier.Read More
We are a curious mob. We like to know why people do what they do. We like to know why we do what we do. Knowing the whys and wherefores of human behaviour is helpful in locating the starting point for change in ourselves and others.Read More
I went to my cousin’s funeral the other day. It was sad – for a bunch of reasons. It was sad because a man had died. It was sad because he was young. It was sad because he had three kids he left behind. His life had been difficult. He had struggled with many things and his passing will leave a permanent scar on his family, but in the middle of the sadness, surrounded by people who share my last name, a strange feeling snuck up on me. A feeling I wasn’t looking for and didn’t expect.Read More
Confined. Squashed. Cramped.
This is the reality trouble and sin create. They take a big life and make it small. They take a free soul and strangle it.Read More
In a busted, disordered world, the cry for peace can be heard all over the place.
Stop long enough and you will hear it coming from you too.Read More