7 reasons why millennials can change the world (for the better!)

Millennials take a lot of stick. They have this reputation as being hashtag obsessed, entitled, lazy, impatient narcissists who are unable to hold down a satisfying job. I’m here to say, that’s nonsense. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not going to say that my generation is perfect. I know that it’s not, far from it,…

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In need of a rescuer

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘curiosity killed the cat’. Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa from California, USA didn’t get killed, but the curiosity got her stuck in a chimney. In an attempt to spy on her ex-boyfriend, the woman climbed the house’s roof and planned to get in the house trough the chimney. After getting into the chimney,…

Should we wash people’s feet today?

Today is Maundy Thursday. Is the first day of a 3 day celebration for Christians. This period is where one remembers the last supper, the crucifixion and the death of Jesus, and the Resurrection to new life. Maundy Thursday remembers the last supper Jesus had with his friends before going to the cross. As I…

Know the Shepherd’s voice

Two men were called on, in a large classroom, to recite Psalm 23. One was an orator trained in speech technique and drama. He repeated the psalm in a powerful way. When he finished, the audience cheered and asked for an encore. Then the other man repeated the same words but when he finished, no…

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4 ways to honour God’s name

Names are important, aren’t they? They form part of our identity; when someone asks, “Who are you?” The first answer people will generally answer with is their name. We also get annoyed or even angry when people misspell or say it wrong. The reason why is because our names mean something to us. For example,…

Dare to fail

In the coming months I have a number of important decisions to make; deciding on modules to study next year, should I continue my education or start looking for work, should I stay in the UK or move abroad etc. Each of these decisions bring me fear because I’m scared of choosing the wrong, I’m…

Move into the neighbourhood

I used to live with a friend who had a couple of cats and sometimes I would feed them and when I would go to so, they would always run away. Even though, all I used to do was go and give them food, they always ran away from me. I want you to imagine…

6 ways to defeat temptation

I recently read a journal article which had done a study where a big group of women were offered a fictitious candidate partner who had been tailored to match their interests exactly. The photograph of “Mr Right” was the same for all women participants Half the participants were told their ideal mate was single, and…

Have you thanked the giver?

From the time we are tiny children, our parents are constantly reminding us to say thank you. When they remind you to say “thank you” they are helping you to understand thankfulness. Let’s say you receive a gift you really wanted for your birthday. You are probably very happy that you have received the gift….