Walking the line between freely given grace, and the practicalities of boundaries can seem like walking a tightrope. We want to love, bless and forgive with abundance, but to do so without wisdom or understanding can instead cause harm. We need boundaries to protect us and to be efficient in life, but being too strict … More Grace and Boundaries
Do we serve God with the same zeal during the week as we do on Sundays? Whether we are at work, studying, spending time with people, or in the Sunday service, we are servants of God. We are His witnesses at all times, and in all places. Are our hearts prepared to worship and declare … More In Service
[1 John 4:9] says, “In this the love of God was manifested before us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him.” God’s love was manifested in the birth, death, and resurrection of Christ Jesus. His love lives in us, and He gives us the command … More Translated Love: Testimonies of God’s love in our practical living
| Guest Writer – JD | I have so many questions nowadays. When I was small, a simple yes or no would suffice from my parents. As a teen, I felt so confident in my knowledge of the world but so unconfident as a person. And as I grew, I found myself as a person … More Questions
Work and worship share more than just a casual relationship. Are we worshipping through our everyday work or study? Are we worshipping when we serve at church? Are we working as if for God Himself? Does worship actually inspire us to work? At the beginning of the last week, the thought of “work or worship” … More Work and Worship
Working as a doctor is a mix of things – it is a celebration, a battle, a mystery, a discovery. It delivers joyful bundles of miracles, victories and life, but it also confronts me with frustrations, uncertainty, death. Through the work, the study, the consult sessions and the drives to and from work, I have … More “Help me to love.”
We spend much of our life working – indoors, outdoors, home chores, office-work, paper-work. There is always work to do. Walking is work, words are work. What do we get for our work? The gardener sows a seed and eats its fruit, the salesman is paid for his sale, the doctor helps someone to live. … More Ecclesiastes P4: No Gain for Toil?
Everyone has a story – a moment, or a series of moments, which define their present situation. Their situation influences their life, and their life resonates their heart. We are surrounded by people everyday, and during my days in general practice, I have really appreciated what is in each person’s story. People are resilient. That … More Resilient Hope
I always thought the scariest, and most stressful part of medicine would be me not knowing enough to adequately treat someone, or making a mistake with their management. This week, I realised that there is something worse – it is thinking about how a patient may die without knowing Jesus. I have worried about being … More The downs and delights of the doctor and God.
My parents used to be full-time missionaries with Campus Crusade until they embraced the full-time ministry of “the marketplace”. In other words, they ventured out into the mundane world of work, and brought the light of Christ into it. I am now in my third year out of university and working in general practice. Over … More P E A C E in the Workplace