Life

Articles about life. Questions about Christian Living, and how we deal the big issues.

Praise to the | Conference?

  Conferences are great. They inspire, ignite and encourage people to make change happen, not only in their lives, but in their worlds. People normally walk away from Christian conferences fired up, and ready to make it happen. There is just something about a mass corporate gathering of believers, from all...

Offensive Truth

“The Truth only offends those who live outside of it.” You know what its like to discover that you’re wrong. If its a self discovery, we don’t like it. If an indirect comment, we aren’t a fan. And if its a directed personally to us, we hate it.  I...

Gods Discipline

“The Lord has disciplined me severely, but He has not given me over to death.” (Ps 118:18) As I read this I can’t help but think about a time in my life where I could have made this statement. When have I ever felt affliction in my life, and...

Formal Prayer

You don’t even realize how strange prayers sound and how awkwardly formal they can become until you speak audibly to God in a public place, with hundreds of people walking by you. Your first fear in public is that people think you are a lunatic just talking, let alone...

Salvation is for…

Often times we think how much The Cross was for us; Jesus came for us, for our salvation, for our redemption, for our sin problem, to make us new…etc. All of this is true, wonderful and the Gospel, but it is much deeper than that. God stepping into our...

Check Your Understanding

  Forgiveness is more than often a difficult task. We struggle to feel as though justice has occurred when we forgive someone a debt, or wrong. But what sort of forgiveness is it that assumes payment, its not forgiveness at all. It must be flavoured in grace that lets...

They Know Me

This past week as I was walking along a footpath through a sheep herd I was given a fresh appreciation for this concept. I walked, the sheep gave me no second glances, I even spoke, they didn’t flinch. But as I was on the edge of the field, their...

Joy | Where’s Your Found

Was just thinking the today about sources of Joy. Where is it that we all find our joy. Today as I look around I find it the saddest thing, that if you actually slowed down enough to look at people, you don’t see many smiles. Neutral, or even pout...

Christlikeness | Your Responsibility to DISPLAY

The power for a Christlike character comes from Christ. But the responsibility for developing and displaying that character is ours”1 Once developed, your Christlike character must be seen. First thing to consider here is, that if your character has truly been developed to be more like Christ, it will...

Psalm 63

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon...