How to Read the Bible with your Wife

man woman bookMost Christian husbands I speak to like the idea of reading the Bible with their wife but feel guilty because it hasn’t happened much (or at all) in their marriage.  I totally get it. For many years I failed completely in this area. Reading the Bible with my wife was like one of the jobs on my domestic job list that seemed completely beyond me (rehang a cupboard door, put up shelves, replace a tap etc). This wasn’t anything to do with her mind you – I just couldn’t or wouldn’t do anything about it.

Eventually, thanks to some prompting from a friend, we managed to work out how to make it happen. And it’s been a really positive thing. Here’s some ideas that might help you get started. Continue reading “How to Read the Bible with your Wife”

Hope for Ex-Readers

2018-09-05-pages-400At our Newy am Weekend Away this year I shared a book review with some radical advice for how to get going again on your Christian reading. It came from my own reading experiences and my recent Marie Kondo / decluttering activities.  I’ve turned that advice into a blog post for Gotherefor.com (link below). Enjoy, and all the best with your reading.

Hope for ex-readers

How to sing in church

singing in church

I’ll confess straight up I’m not a great singer – I missed the cut in choir auditions at school. Neither am I any sort of dancer – I’m the guy who leaves the wedding / party once the dancing starts.My emotional life pretty much plays itself out internally. But despite all this, I think I’ve got a few ideas worth sharing about how to sing in church – especially for naturally reserved people like me.

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