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
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) One evening, I got a call-out to see a patient. It was a busy day and already getting late, but I knew the patient would appreciate me coming as opposed to calling out a locum. As I parked the car and prepared to do this … More Always on Call
(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
As the warmer weather returns once again, I find myself ready to sew again. Every time I sew, I find myself amazed at how God transforms the jumble of our human lives into something with purpose, identity and beauty. A shapeless piece of fabric can be cut, folded, and sewn into something proudly worn. A … More Shaped from Rags to Riches
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) A wedding band carries all kinds of reminders; it is a symbol of love, of faithfulness, of a willingness to give and to serve. It is something precious, something of heritage that can be passed down generations, something that costs to obtain, but then is … More He Placed the Ring on my Finger
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Possibilities stretch out like the ocean’s horizon. One decision, one small turn can alter the course of a person’s life, and we don’t always see the destination before we arrive. Will we let ourselves be paralysed by doubt, or will we walk on the water … More What if God?
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