Awake My Soul

It had been a tiring week but now it was Friday and in the last few days, I had managed to catch up on some sleep. Rain was forecasted for later in the day but the morning boasted blue skies and cotton-white wisps of clouds. Feeling somewhat refreshed and ready for the day, I began … More Awake My Soul

Embracing the Church

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  How do we see the church? An institution, a people, political entity, place of healing, place of hurt, place of God’s presence, His bride? The church has been called many things, associated with both good and bad. In light of all this, how are we … More Embracing the Church

Grace and Boundaries

Walking the line between freely given grace, and the practicalities of boundaries can seem like walking a tightrope. We want to love, bless and forgive with abundance, but to do so without wisdom or understanding can instead cause harm. We need boundaries to protect us and to be efficient in life, but being too strict … More Grace and Boundaries

We Still Need Faith

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  We have a lot of knowledge in our world; tools to see, understand and monitor things we once simply trusted. What then is the benefit of faith, or believing in things unseen? We still need faith today. It stirs up hope and reminds us that … More We Still Need Faith

No Words to Pray

When there are so many things to be thankful for, so much in the world that needs prayer, why is it that we sometimes seem lost for words to pray? Do we not know how to pray? Is it that there are just too many things to pray about; that we don’t know where to … More No Words to Pray