Articles from Darrel Hofland's Sacred Spaces

Sacred Spaces 452– of Psalm 147

Sacred Spaces 452– of Psalm 147 10 February 2015   We read this Psalm as a call to worship… the words just resonated with something deep inside of me: “Praise the Lord. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! 2 The Lord builds up Jerusalem; […]

Sacred Spaces 451– God in my inbox

Sacred Spaces 451– God in my inbox 3 February 2015 A lot of us are in the same boat (a metaphorical one, of course!) We find ourselves quite busy.  Life seems to escape us. From having a family, to work deadlines, to running a home, to exercise and to social engagements… we’re on the go. […]

Sacred Spaces 450– Is Church like a country club?

Sacred Spaces 450– Is Church like a country club? 28 January 2015 On Saturday, Catherine’s church (St Peters) threw us a surprise engagement party. Her church community had gathered together to celebrate with us. My experience of small towns is that the big plus side is that they have people with the biggest hearts. I’m […]

Sacred Spaces 449– Knowledge of God

Sacred Spaces 449– Knowledge of G0d 19 January 2015 Recently, I put this status on Facebook and it drew a lot of attention: “I often wonder if my knowledge about God has not become my greatest stumbling block to my knowledge of God.” Henri Nouwen People definitely resonate with the mystery of who God is.  […]

Sacred Spaces 448– Be Strong and Courageous! (Welcome 2015)

Sacred Spaces 448– Be Strong and Courageous! (Welcome 2015) 6 January 2015 It’s good to be back writing and sending out these weekly thoughts.  Thanks for allowing the break (not that I need to ask for permission, haha!) I hope these words bring encouragement and conviction again, in the year to come.  Godspeed, Darrel This […]

Sacred Spaces 448– Be Strong and Courageous! (Welcome 2015)

Sacred Spaces 448– Be Strong and Courageous! (Welcome 2015) 6 January 2015 It’s good to be back writing and sending out these weekly thoughts.  Thanks for allowing the break (not that I need to ask for permission, haha!) I hope these words bring encouragement and conviction again, in the year to come.  Godspeed, Darrel This […]

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