As a Christian, you’re often told that you should get excited when people ask you about your faith—like it’s the best thing that could ever happen to you. But… if instead of excitement you feel dread, anxiety or shame, you’re not alone.
Pray, Play and Say
Abu’s method to live out Christ’s love on the football field in Zanzibar, Tanzania, is simple: ‘pray, play and say.
Why Even Secularists Might Not Like A Post-Christian West
Christian views on gender, marriage and sexuality are increasingly seen as extreme. As a result, Christianity itself is increasingly marginalized.
Stories of Hope
Kerrie Atherton has faced more than her fair share of physical and emotional trauma. But her faith in God has helped her to heal, and she’s now helping others going through similar challenges.
A Dynamic Force
Do you think our world is bad today? Do you think we’re in trouble? Do you think we’re facing turmoil? Some might say we’re a walk in the park compared to first century Rome! The family was breaking down, the social structure was disintegrating and basic moral values were drifting by the wayside.
Do you Trust the Holy Spirit When Talking to People About Jesus?
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?
10 Surprising Things Australians Think of Church, Jesus, and Christians
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.
What if Jesus Never Knew You?
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?
A Life of Service – Queen Elizabeth II
As we all take time to think about Queen Elizabeth’s life and legacy, it’s important to remember how her Christian faith shaped her long and successful reign. In Australia, many mainstream news sources haven’t even mentioned her deep personal faith.
Society is Suffering A Case of Mistaken Identity
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.
Has the Universe Outgrown God?
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.
Vulnerability Creates Opportunities to Share Faith
Taking the next step and being vulnerable by sharing is a great way to spark conversations that lead to talking about Jesus. Simply sharing your story is powerful because you never know what that simple act of vulnerability can do in someone’s life.
I Don’t Feel God – Ps Jeff Vines
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.
Taxpayer Funds Supporting the Trans Lobby
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.
Living out Faith in a Hostile World
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.
The Lost Art of the Christian Wedding
Did you know that 4 out of 5 weddings today are performed by civil celebrants? In most Western nations, marriages have been traditionally performed in a church by a Christian minister or a priest. But preferences are changing. Our population has become more diverse, and one of the biggest changes is the number of people having secular weddings.
When All Seems Lost
In his new message, ‘When All Seems Lost’, Pastor Jeff Vines covers the topics of marriage and keeping relationships strong. Jeff offers encouragement for those of us who are struggling with chaos and feeling lost.
How do we build collective action in the Christian community? Generating excitement, motivating believers and supporting them with resources is a great place to start.
Creating and Connecting
Paulo is intentional about spending time with people and listening to them, but he doesn’t see the connections he creates as anything extraordinary. ‘I just see it as me doing what God created me to do,’ he says.
The transformation of Youssef’s life was a testimony to those around him and opened the door for his wife to accept Christ as her Saviour.
The Sacred-Secular Divide
Today, more people than ever before are coming to faith in Jesus Christ, yet many people still lack access to the Good News. Today’s church has the means to spread the good news to every nation. What then is stopping us?
Honest to God
Jesus saved his most scathing words for hypocrites. The Lord is looking for honesty. He’s looking for those with pure hearts. God knows exactly who we really are. In fact, He knows us better than we know ourselves.
The early church turned their world upside down with their commitment to sharing the gospel. In his latest message, Better Together, Greg shares valuable insights from the Book of Acts on how we too can reach the world.
Surviving The Battle
People you have a particular affinity with are often those who’ve prepared for the fight and stood by your side. Like soldiers who serve together, there is a special camaraderie amongst Christians facing a common enemy.
The Lost Sheep
God smiles when Christians strive to be holy and Christlike. However, the true celebration in heaven begins each time a person who is distant from God draws close to Him.