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

Faith for the tired mama

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) It is three in the morning, and you wake to cooing and gurgling from the bassinet beside you. Amidst the cycles of feeding, sleeping, nappy changes, cuddles and the occasional household chore, where does a tired mama find faith?   .   .   . A journey … More Faith for the tired mama

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

Our Boast in Christ

We can boast to self gain, or boast to the glory of God. In the last few weeks, I have been thinking about what it means to boast in Christ. On one hand, the word “boast”carries connotations of pride, yet on the other,  it also promises a testimony that tells of God’s glory. How do … More Our Boast in Christ

Work and Worship

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