Push or Float?

Push or Float?

By Naomi Giles One of the gifts of being a child of God is the voice of God, his deeply personal spoken Word to us. God speaks to us through His word, through prayer and meditation, in the contemplation of nature, in conversation – and sometimes in very mundane...
Living within your ‘metron’

Living within your ‘metron’

Dear brothers and sisters in our glorious Lord Jesus, Welcome to 2021. I do hope your soul will be deeply refreshed over the summer break – metaphorically made by the Lord to “lay down in pastures green and by waters still”. At this time, I am finding myself in a...
A King born in a container  

A King born in a container  

By Nathan Marshall  When I detangle the tinsel, hang the baubles, wrap a few presents, and eat too much plum pudding, it still amazes me that what’s hiding under the stuff of this season is a baby wrapped in a manger. A king born in a container; the only place left...
Humble Hospitality

Humble Hospitality

Photo: Rumman Amin By Naomi Giles I love being invited into the rush and tumble of a weekday family meal at someone’s home.  It’s a sign of my friends being at peace with my presence in their everyday chaos. There’s no pretense, no posh table wear,...
Augmented reality

Augmented reality

EMD designate Daz Farrell offers his inaugural message at the Fresh Hope Annual General Meeting on 14 November.   Listen to the podcast of Daz Farell’s message HERE.   Transcript  My soul hasn’t arrived at the reality of me standing here! I have been...