Strength of Three Strands P2: Fellowship and Character

The friendships I have appreciated most are those that have built character in me. These are friendships that have taught me patience, self-control, gentleness, humility and love. Furthermore, I treasure fellowship with those who have intentionally sought to build God-like character in me. These are God-fearing friends who have walked with me, encouraged me, and … More Strength of Three Strands P2: Fellowship and Character

Strength of Three Strands P1: Fellowship and Intimacy

Earlier this month, my husband and I went to the Royal Adelaide Show. Apart from our amusing “ad-lib” attempt at news-reading, or rather, advertising hats, we explored a variety of stalls and displays. One little booth showcased basketry. The lady at the display showed me various natural fibres – plants that had died and dried. … More Strength of Three Strands P1: Fellowship and Intimacy

Extinguishing the Arrow of Loneliness P2: Alone in Worthlessness and Sorrow

Strong, handsome, successful and powerful, King David was and still is revered as one of history’s great kings. Yet, this same David is resplendent in his failures and despair. Despite everything, there were times when King David just felt alone. He was pursued by many adversaries, his close friend, Jonathan, was killed, his son Absalom … More Extinguishing the Arrow of Loneliness P2: Alone in Worthlessness and Sorrow

Friends of Faith P5: An Honest Conversation

Daniel’s visions make an interesting topic of discussion. If you were to google them, you would find a plethora for diagrams, descriptions and lectures on what they mean, how they were fulfilled and with whom, where or when they correspond. There are many people who have spent much time studying the historical nuances of these … More Friends of Faith P5: An Honest Conversation

Friends of Faith P4: Not Afraid to Follow God

“Daniel in the lion’s den” – one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. One thing that stands out about the story is the peace and confidence in God that Daniel shows throughout this injustice. Daniel lived through the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, the fall of Belshazzar, and now served Darius the Mede who had … More Friends of Faith P4: Not Afraid to Follow God

Friends of Faith P2: Friendship, Honour and the Revelation of God

The Bible tells us that King Nebuchadnezzar had a troubling dream in the second year of his reign. He asked some of his wise men to come and says, “My decision is firm: if you do not make known the dream to me, and its interpretation, you shall be cut to pieces, and your house … More Friends of Faith P2: Friendship, Honour and the Revelation of God