Windsor Road Baptist Church blog

Friends

(Colossians 4:7-18) What makes a person a ‘friend’? My dictionary tells me a friend is ‘a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.’ How often does one need to connect with a friend for them to be a ‘friend’? I have several friends who I...

Passion to make God and His word fully known

(Colossians 1:24-29) One of the most overused words that I try to avoid is ‘passion’. An article I read recently heartens me as it vindicates my point of view. James Clear, the author of the #1 New York bestseller, “Atomic Habits” writes, “Whether it’s business or...

Suffering joyfully for the sake of the gospel

Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you…(Colossians 1:24) It is quite an astonishing thing that Paul says, isn’t it, that he rejoices in suffering for the sake of the gospel (you can read about details of it in 2 Cor 11:16-33). Like Jesus, his Master and...

Colossians 2:6-7 Avoiding Mental Drift.

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.   If employees are spending their time at work not working, I started...

Brazil Nuts

This week I learnt something amazing about Brazil nuts. They contain a diverse content of micronutrients, especially a high concentration of selenium (about 2,500 times the amount found in other nuts), a powerful antioxidant which has found to help stimulate the...

The Pencil Is Mightier Than The Sword

If you haven’t heard of the saying above, that’s because I made it up! Keep reading… It shouldn’t come as a shock to us that God loves to speak to us because two-way communication is very normal in any healthy relationship! He uses a variety of ways to do this. The...

“He has done it!”

Last year after seeing a clear answer to prayer, I paused, amazed.  Who am I that the Holy God should listen to me and allow Himself to be persuaded by my thoughts and desires?  And then I seemed to hear the echoes of His response:  “Who are you? ...

Seeking Shalom in Neighbourhoods

‘But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.’ Jeremiah 29:7 I’ve been noticing that God places us in neighbourhoods for His redemptive purposes. A neighbourhood...