Love at First and Last Sight

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia ) There’s something about a good love story; the kind that overcomes all sorts of trouble and ends happily ever after. There’s something about a love that shows complete adoration, impenetrable trust and a heroic protection that allows the other person to achieve their full … More Love at First and Last Sight

Village of Fellowship

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia ) “It takes a village to raise a child.” (African proverb) I cannot count every moment of encouragement or learning shared with others, but know they have all had an important impact on our family life. I am so thankful for other mothers to journey … More Village of Fellowship

To be a witness

Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia How do we represent Christ in the secular world? In one respect, this is a non-question; the way we live should remain constant as it reveals what we hold true in our hearts. However, we each have different spheres of influence, and different opportunities … More To be a witness

Covered in Christ

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  In the midst of their shame, fear and sin, He covered them. In the midst of their suffering and judgement, He covered them. Genesis 3 records the well known story of Adam and Eve disobeying God and being banished from the Garden of Eden. … More Covered in Christ

Beyond Willpower

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) The gift of free will is powerful, and the strength of human willpower has been demonstrated many times throughout history. Yet, willpower alone cannot accomplish everything. Where willpower wanes, we see a need for something beyond human strength. Hope; and it is hope in … More Beyond Willpower

Chosen to Cheer

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Alicia Britt Chole’s book, “Anonymous: Jesus’ hidden years and yours…”, references a story about a boy who eagerly desires a part in the school play. He auditions but does not get a role. Yet, to his parents’ surprise, the boy is not disheartened by … More Chosen to Cheer

A New Day

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  Situations beyond our control, words spoken that cannot be taken back, regrets, worries, unfulfilled dreams. People joke about going through “quarter-life” and “mid-life” crises, but for many people these really are sobering times when regret and fear can wreck havoc. They are times when … More A New Day