Let grace flow

A precious girl named Poppy Honey

January 23, 2013 | David MansfieldThere will be no fairy tale ending to this story... but here is a family constrained by the compassion of Christ.

Do we need specialist passion coaches?

January 11, 2013 | David MansfieldSporting teams have multiple coaches. Can we learn from them?

The Prologue of Glorious Grace

December 26, 2012 | David MansfieldIf ever a world needed grace and truth it is ours. If ever there was a time that it needed it most of all it is now.

The Purpose Driven Prologue

December 18, 2012 | David MansfieldWas the prologue the first words John committed to parchment?

The King of the Prologue

December 10, 2012 | David MansfieldI can’t get enough of the Gospel of John.

The Prince of Prologues

November 28, 2012 | David MansfieldI have loved John’s Gospel from the day I became a Christian. I have loved the Prologue of John’s Gospel for almost as long.

An Officer’s mess

November 16, 2012 | David MansfieldWith some trepidation I turned up to the 40th anniversary reunion of my old army training unit.

Has curiosity killed compassion?

November 2, 2012 | David MansfieldIt’s been a bitter-sweet year for space travel enthusiasts.

Taking a bullet for Madiba

October 17, 2012 | David MansfieldFor three years, Rory Steyn was the Chief of Staff for the VIP Protection Unit - responsible for Nelson Mandela’s security..

Life observed

October 3, 2012 | David MansfieldMy parents’ lives could be divided into three phases, each spanning about 30 years, give or take.

Grief Observed

September 19, 2012 | David MansfieldMy mother died at the end of autumn, my father a month later. It was, literally, a winter of grief.

Death observed

September 5, 2012 | David MansfieldI have just experienced my first Fathers’ Day without a father, in fact, without a mother or a father. It has been a very strange time.

I’m All For Mission Coated Holidays

August 22, 2012 | David MansfieldOr should that be holiday coated mission trips?

In A League Of Their Own

August 8, 2012 | David MansfieldHow I’m being shoulder charged into hating the game I love.

The mother of all oxymorons

July 26, 2012 | David MansfieldGood morning' is a classic oxymoron... but 'Commonwealth' is the mother of all oxymorons.