Sometimes I try and imagine what it felt like the day Jesus died.
Ever been so tired you can’t hold your head up?
Beware the gift that stops giving.
We enter the world with simple expectations. We require love, affection and approval. As we grow we become more aware…
As we unpacked the contents of our bedrooms into our seemingly massive two-bedroom unit, as well as all our wedding presents, it occurred to us that man could not live on bedspreads alone.
Do I want to get ‘well’?
What areas in my life do I really want Jesus to help me with?
We edged through the cold, clammy cave. A roof full of glow worms loomed over us. The fluorescent pin-pricks were still, yet…
You know that expression ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’? Well, for many people there’s a really fine line…
In this relaxation exercise, I invite you to imagine you are seated next to Jesus, sharing all your burdens with him.
It’s easy to feel insecure when we assess ourselves using the measuring stick of society.
Some people tend to think their life is only worth something if they become famous. Or if they leave a…
I wish I could say with unbridled confidence the only eyes that mattered were yours.
Part one of a guest post by Michael Leader, pastor at Beverly Hills Baptist Church. “You can’t tell anyone” –…
Mindfulness can help us become more aware of the things God is doing in us and around us.
“Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.” (Romans 8:5)
The Bible does reassure us that God is a God of intimacy – one who draws close to us despite our sin and his incredible holiness.
Doing things for the sake of what we think the world needs is, at best, misguided.
As children, we are convinced, naturally, that we’re the centre of life’s story.
I have a junk drawer. Don’t we all? It’s that place you put the items you can’t find a home for…
I’m so glad that in Jesus, ‘myth’ became real-life history. He ain’t no fairytale figure. He lived, breathed and felt everything that we feel.
A series of events, each worst than the last, piled up until she was left with no option but to take her place at the soup kitchen in Sydney’s CBD.
A parent nestles into the well-worn seat and tells me she can’t remember life before becoming ‘mum’.
“Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.”
I remember my dad teaching me to ride a bike. Fear kept me from learning this skill for quite some…