My old youth group encouraged JAM JARs (“Jesus and Me Just Actively Relating”) – spending time with God and journaling the testimonies He gave. I recently returned from a short Sydney trip and, travelling alone, I really appreciated my JAM JAR of life. It wasn’t just that God made the best travel companion and abundantly … More God with Us
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Every house has its own character, and it speaks something of the people who live there. We were having dinner with some friends a few weeks ago when one of them prayed and gave thanks that we were able to worship in the house of … More Welcome to the house of God
Peace is more than non-conflict; it is the deeply rooted sense of contentment that we all have access to in the presence of God. In [John 14:27], Jesus says, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be … More Peace I give you
I love my family; they love me, encourage me, and help me to grow. I love my church family; my brothers and sisters, both in my local church, out on the streets, and those overseas. They love me, encourage me, and push me to fulfil my calling in Christ. We were made for relationship, and … More My Brother, My Sister
A friend of mine once shared her revelation of how envy was so deeply entwined in our everyday lives. Recently, I have been thinking about this again, and I realise that I have been jealous about many things. At the heart of jealousy is comparison; desiring to be or to have something else. At the … More Counter-Attack on Jealousy
Welcome to the battlefield. Behind the mask of daily routines, warriors are making their cry heard, though they may not always be aware of it. [Ephesians 6:12] says: “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of … More Battle for the Earth
Hope is one of the greatest themes of humanity. Seen throughout history, immortalised in film, and present in the background of every day, hope drives us onward. But what do we hope for exactly? Just thinking of the last few times I have heard others speak about hope, these things come to mind; we hope … More What do we hope for?