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

A Real Rejoicing

What happens when people rejoice together? It is one thing to congratulate and to wish somebody well, but to wholly rejoice with one another is an incredible blessing. [Romans 12] speaks about having a genuine and brotherly love for one another. Verses 12-15 say: ” Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. … More A Real Rejoicing

Step into the Light

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) What are we like under pressure, when there is nowhere to hide? Are we the same whether or not the spotlight of humanity’s torch is focused on us? Do our lives reflect the eternal light of Christ alive in us? We are all witnesses, whether … More Step into the Light

Not big, but faithful

Musicians were praising, ushers welcoming, people singing, and children learning about the Word of God. Prayer was uttered from the hearts and mouths of many, and those doing sign language worshipped just as others lifted up voices. People counted money, wrote sermons and lessons, prepared songs, set up tables, cleaned chairs, and prepared food. So … More Not big, but faithful