The Kingdom of God is a Safe Place

Safety is a promise of God’s kingdom.  God promised Israel that, in the Promised Land, there would come a day when there would be no more enemies.  But you will cross the Jordan and settle in the land the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, and he will give you rest from […] Read more »

Why We All Need Safety First

I am both honoured and surprised when people interject in a recovery group or counselling session, “I’ve never told anyone this.” The surprising thing is not the trauma the individual suffered or even their response to it. Time and time again I am surprised to be the first person who has heard of the horrors […] Read more »

Identify the Problems

It’s impossible to set out on a journey if you don’t think you need to go anywhere.  So, I began to identify the problems I was seeing, and also discovered possible solutions. First, I came to understand that emotional maturity is our ability to handle our emotional life in a God-honouring way.  God, after all, […] Read more »