Today's Devotions

Showcase: Assorted Treats

  • Transforming this World: The Hope of Glory by NT Wright +

    Wright confronts the perspective that this world doesn’t matter, and that we live only to be in heaven. He shows Read More
  • Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire +

    It is doubtful if, in 1972, those attending one of Jim Cymbala's worship services in a run-down Brooklyn church imagined Read More
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Publications

A Literary Sabbath

Lynne Baab's Sabbath Keeping: Finding Freedom in the Rhythms of Rest (InterVarsity Press, 2005) is a beautiful meditation on the blessings of Sabbath. Baab takes the Old Testament principle of weekly rest and explains its continued relevance in our lives today.

The book is grounded in Baab's own experience of twenty-five years of creative Sabbath-keeping in a variety of settings; she recognizes the difficulties of maintaining a Sabbath in contemporary society, but demonstrates that, if anything, we need Sabbath more as a result. Peaceful yet profound, the book itself is a literary Sabbath, inviting us to deep spiritual growth through simply being in and with God, delighting in his abundant love. A powerful inspiration towards (non)action, and a call to train ourselves to stand still and experience our Creator.

The first chapter of Sabbath Keeping is available as a free download from IVP's website.

Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor E Frankl

sunsetsky1Victor Frankl, a Jewish psychiatrist and survivor of Auschwitz Concentration Camp during World War II, writes compellingly on the human search to find meaning to life in the midst of great suffering. Using his experience in Auschwitz where he, along with countless others, was stripped to “naked experience”, Dr. Frankl addresses the capacity possessed by every man to determine “whether or not you would submit to those powers which threatened to rob you of your very self, your inner freedom”.

Read more: Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor E Frankl

Reflections to Consider

  • Corporate Spirituality

    Encouragement, Accountability, and Worship Solitude, community and ministry are three areas requiring balance and integration in the Christian walk. The Read More
  • Companion of the Souls

    When the two disciples recognised Jesus as he broke the bread for them in their house in Emmaus, he "vanished Read More
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Publications

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Music

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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Transforming this World: The Hope of Glory by NT Wright +

    Wright confronts the perspective that this world doesn’t matter, and that we live only to be in heaven. He shows Read More
  • What is Good in a World that Defies Hope: a talk by NT Wright +

    This is the second part of three talks by NT Wright at Harvard University in November, 2008 on the topic Read More
  • The Stream, the Lake and the River: NT Wright +

      Acts 2.1-21; John 7.37-39; a sermon at the Eucharist on the Feast of Pentecost, 11 May 2008, by the Read More
  • Jesus in the Perfect Storm by NT Wright +

    Zechariah 9.9-17; Luke 19.28-48; A sermon for Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011, In the University Chapel of St Salvator, St Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Warfare Spirituality +

    The Trinity function as farmers of our souls, actively caring for God’s creation: an ongoing, radical reclamation of His creation. Read More
  • You are free +

    The Jesus who calmed a sea of deadly, stormy waves, whose arrival sent thousands of demons cringing and cowering to Read More
  • Deliver us from Evil +

    Spiritual warfare is something that few Christians, regardless of their denomination, are accustomed to thinking about, let alone engaging in. Read More
  • Baby, you're a rich man! +

    The lover of money will not be satisfied with money; nor the lover of wealth, with gain. This also is Read More
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