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

Conquering Selfishness

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  Pride and selfishness wear many disguises. Sometimes they take the spotlight, but often they express a more subtle influence. In Isaiah chapter 66, verse 2, the Lord says that He looks on those who have a “humble and contrite spirit” and who tremble at … More Conquering Selfishness

A Greater Purpose

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)   “God sent them to earth with a purpose.” In 2009, South Korean pastor Lee Jong Rak and his wife Chun-ja created a drop box where anonymous mothers could leave their babies to be cared for by others. Many of these women were teenagers, victims … More A Greater Purpose

Valuable word

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)  Words are everywhere. We speak them, write them, study and learn them. They help us to communicate with each other, understand concepts and express ourselves. Words are valuable.   .   .   . A word over our lives God speaks purpose and life-filled words over … More Valuable word

The Scam of Sin

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Scammers today continue to lure people into their traps, stealing identity, security and wealth. Like a scam, sin can sneak its way into our lives with damaging effects. Yet, we have hope for redemption through God who heals and protects. .   .   . A little … More The Scam of Sin