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

Unrepayable

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)   A gift is given joyfully, with no expectation of repayment. This year, we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love upon our baby girl, and by the generosity of those wanting to bless our family. As I think about all the hand-me downs, encouragement … More Unrepayable

Learning patience

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)    In our fast-paced world, patience can be hard to come by. Can we learn to wait; to wait on God, wait for one another, wait for a promise to be fulfilled? I want to learn patience that does not sit in unproductivity, but actively … More Learning patience