How can we as Christians prepare for the effects of harder economic times and apply biblical wisdom around money?
We all like a good celebration – a reason to rejoice – especially when it is something to do with us that is being celebrated!
How can we learn to be ready for the return of Jesus? The Bible gives us three illustrations that emphasise how suddenly and unexpectedly the return of Christ is going to be.
During the course of our life, we encounter stress. Some in high levels, and some in low. Emails, global linking, social media… it seems that over-night everything has impacted our modern life, creating overwhelming deadlines, frustrations, and demands.
There are many mysteries in the word of God that can’t be solved by human reason. They must be understood by revelation.
Sometimes it seems the nations of the world are racing toward greater conflict, even annihilation. What should we as Christians be doing in response?
How would you describe the gospel in Australia? How do we get Christians to want to share it again? This question can be asked in any culture and at any time. The Bible gives us explicit instructions about proclaiming salvation and making disciples of all the nations.
Take the time today to step back and see what the Lord has done in your life.
God has a plan for each of our lives so that they will be productive and fruitful. He wants us to be successful in everything He calls us to do.
If you’re like many believers, you may have developed a fascination with the last days. But how will we know when they’re actually upon us?
Whether we love our job or hate going to work, everyday depends a lot on who WE are and what WE bring to the work environment.
It’s an honour to do life with God- your weekly encouragement from our Vision Chappies.
Bible illiteracy is a huge problem in Australia, and many Christians are not accessing the Bible in a way that brings transformational change. Studying the Bible is the path to enlightenment that brings a deeper spirituality.
There are many things we take for granted in Australia, including institutions like our public education and healthcare systems. Are Christians missing out on the out chance to have some input and influence in these institutions?
What do you consider as the first miracle of the Bible? Pastor Jeff Vines believes it to be when Jesus tells His disciples to divide 20,000 people up into groups of 50.
Many people who call themselves Christians are not, in fact, living the life of victory that Jesus came to give them. Somehow, the promise of victory just isn’t happening in their lives. Something has to change.
Christian views on gender, marriage and sexuality are increasingly seen as extreme. As a result, Christianity itself is increasingly marginalized.
Does what we watch influence our behavior? Does it change how we interact with the world, and more importantly, how our children interact with it? Kids can be so easily influenced and pick up on things, even if they don’t always understand the meaning and complexity behind it.
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.
Have you ever prayed to God but didn’t feel Him answer? What do you do when this happens? All of us have times like this. But there are keys to understanding God and having a good relationship with Him. Investments we can make that will pay huge dividends.
The political climate in Australia is one of constant change, and that can make it particularly difficult for Christians to keep up. It is very important to hold our government accountable, especially when it comes to how taxpayer money is spent.
You don’t have to look any further than the most recent headlines to see that we live in uncertain times. Many people think the world has never been more hostile to Christians than it is now, especially since the cancel culture continues to target people who aren’t seen as politically correct.