Entries by Ian Acheson

Whose plan: ours or God’s?

He planned to divorce her quietly. What a good guy. He’s been told his fiancé, Mary, is pregnant. But he’s not the father. But the law provides him with an out. But rather than publicly humiliating Mary, Joseph decides to break it off quietly. Based on my various readings, most men, at the time, would […]

Reflections on Advent

Advent means “coming”. It is a season many Christians practice for the four weeks prior to Christmas. According to Wikipedia it is “a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The season offers the opportunity to share in the ancient longing for the coming of the […]

“All In,” Mark Batterson

Batterson challenges us to be the person God wants us to be: completely committed to Him in everything, ie, to be All In. He uses great stories and powerful Biblical passages to emphasise different aspects of our lives where we struggle to be fully committed. And of course, no Mark Batterson book would be without […]