On Spirituality and Change

Need Some Direction? Well Don’t Just Pray. Move.

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As a young, new Christian, I was struggling to find my path in life. For two years I’d prayed about how I should serve God, yet I still had no clear direction for my life. Until one day, I learnt what Jesus said about making good choices… and my whole approach changed. More…

Need a New Dream? Here’s 12 Questions to Help You Find One

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Ever since I wrote a book about starting again after a broken dream, I’ve found myself answering lots of questions about them. ‘How can you turn a broken dream into a new beginning?’ ‘When should you let a dream die?’ And this one especially: ‘What if you don’t have any dreams for your life? How can you find one?’ Here’s an exercise to help answer that question… More…

These 8 Exercises Can Help You Find God & Deepen Your Spiritual Life

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‘The unexamined life isn’t worth living,’ said Socrates. ‘Superficiality is the curse of our age,’ according to Richard Foster. If so, how do we stop and examine our lives to go deeper? I’ve created 8 exercises to help you do just that. More…

The Disastrous Night That Changed My Life (FREE Audiobook Download)

Sheridan Voysey and Unseen Footprints Audiobook

It was late, the club was packed, and I was one of the featured DJs. The night would be both a disaster, and one that would change the course of my life. It’s just one of the many stories in my new audiobook of Unseen Footprints… Download your free chapters! More…

Healing the Wounds of Sexual Abuse: Jenny’s Story

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In 2012 ‘Jenny’ contacted me after seeing Andy Sorenson describe his experience of childhood sexual abuse. When I published Jenny’s own story of pain, it struck a chord with many. It’s time it was heard again. Please note that Jenny’s story is graphic in places. But it is a story of hope and healing too… More…

065 Why You Should Keep a Journal (But NOT Every Day)

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If you’re a journal-keeper from way back, you’ll probably nod in sage agreement at these 7 great benefits of journaling. But if you’re thinking “Oh, journaling? I tried that once but couldn’t keep it up”—then here are the reasons to give it another try. There’s also 8 tips to get you started, and a sneak peek into what I write about in my own journals… More…

Can You Be Born Again Through a Pair of Jeans? Plenty Of Us Think So

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I saw an ad the other day. The headline read, ‘Be born again.’ It was for a plastic surgeon. It’s not the first time advertisers have promised eternal life. Levi’s jeans once did the same. And yet, science has proven what Jesus taught centuries ago: material things will never satisfy spiritual needs… More…

How Express Checkouts Are Making Us Weak, & Other Discoveries

Sheridan Voysey video interview

When I released my latest book ‘Resilient’, I was invited to speak at events and in chats with the media, about the book’s message on how to become more resilient. One of those chats was with Hope 103.2 journalist Clare Chate, my former producer and good friend, who suggested we do a video interview. She faced me with some great questions – about pain and loss of identity, the ‘Aha!’ moments that turned them around, and how we can all stumble into strength. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did… More…

061 Three Questions to Ask When God Seems Silent

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Although Merryn and I tried to start a family for 10 years, and sought God diligently the whole time, one of the most perplexing things about our journey was God’s silence. We heard him speak on other things during that time, but never on our pursuit of a family. It was hard. Biblical heroes experienced this struggle too. So if you’re facing the silence of God, you’re not alone. But just because God is staying silent, doesn’t mean he is absent. Here’s 3 helpful questions to ask yourself when the silence comes. More…

060 Reading the Bible with Your Heart and Mind

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It’s one thing to read the Bible with our eyes and our mind—and another thing to truly engage our heart. But if the Bible is God’s primary way of communicating with us, it makes sense to learn to read it deeply. Here are some keys to reading God’s word from Celebration of Discipline author Richard Foster, with a few tips of my own. He talks about the importance of reading with both the mind AND the heart. More…