Have you ever felt invisible? If it’s especially bad, people don’t notice you at all, if a softer version, they sort of see you, but have placed you in an inaccurate and limiting box.
We need the past in order to plot the future and make sense of the present. In our current cultural context however, there are great efforts being made by those who wish to erase the parts of the past with which they take issue.
There are many people who know that there are issues from their past that are profoundly holding them back in their lives.
You can’t love on your own. Any attempt to love on your own isn’t an expression of love but of its opposite: self-centredness. To love, you need community.
Christians are interested in the kind of church that genuinely points to Jesus and helps people grow in their relationship and obedience to Him.
Are you in danger of quiet quitting your faith? Jesus speaks of quiet-quitting the Christian life as those who bear no fruit because of the cares of the world.
As a Christian, there is a vicarious aspect to the life of all believers, where scripture tells us that Christ lives in us, and we lived in him when he suffered on the cross – taking our shame, weakness and failure, but emerging the victor in the long game. And it’s a victory won for all of us, should we choose to accept it.
1 in 5 Australians experience mental illness at some point in their lives. According to the latest census, if you share an office with 12 people, 1 person will have long term mental health issues.
We live in a constantly connected world. It’s not a bad thing necessarily, but I think we have lost the art of being still.
Faith and work are often seen as separate but the integration of the two can be an important component of engaging with the community.
Restrictions have been lifting around the country and lockdowns seem like a thing of the past, but pandemic fatigue still exists.
There are many people who try to get rid of the Cross, and in many different ways. But not all of them are atheists.
It is hard to find a person who hasn’t heard Amazing Grace. The well-known tune has been played at countless services worldwide, with many cover versions created and performed.
The hardest part of change was leaving behind the old for the new. It can be a lonely time and many return to where they’ve left for fear of being alone, called foolish by the old, or perhaps rejected by the new.
Jesus isn’t afraid to touch our scars… He is able to heal them…and He is willing!
Hard things scare us because they take effort. Effort stretches us, and as we stretch, we grow. The truth is that growth inevitably always hurts in one way or another.
History has been filled with famous preachers and evangelists who have shared Jesus with millions of people around the world. Billy Graham held huge rallies with an ocean of people in attendance and thousands of people choosing Jesus.
Whether we are doing it intentionally or not, we’re all building a life. We’re building influence and we’re all building a legacy.
It’s that time of the year again to prepare, pack and send more gift-filled shoeboxes to children in developing countries who have very little.
Christian views on gender, marriage and sexuality are increasingly seen as extreme. As a result, Christianity itself is increasingly marginalized.
The Holy Spirit has promised He has our back and that he’ll be there for us when we share Jesus, but do we really trust Him when the moment arrives?
The recent Australian census confirmed the long-term trend of those who identify as Christian, and research has found that 1 in 5 Australians attends churches at least monthly.
Why does Jesus reject the people who did good things, but accept the thief on the cross (Luke 23:39–43), who, as far as we know, may never have done anything good in his entire life?
Our Western nations have become fixated on the question of identity. And it’s not because they have had no identity markers in the past, they certainly did. But the modern progressive mindset is looking to something other than those past markers to forge a new identity going into the future.
With every technological increase here on earth, we’re getting more chances to go further back in time. It’s a simple equation: The more technology improves the “earlier” we can see.