Faith In Action: A short story about a dear friend Don

Sometime in late 2006, my family was in Geelong, Australia spending some time with a couple very dear to us. Don had cancer and was quite frail. He hadn’t had a proper meal for a whole month. One evening, after the kids had gone to bed, we sat down on three seasoned and extremely comfortable…

God’s Promises Are For You!

God’s promises are for you! When God makes a promise, He fulfils it. Simple and straightforward. What we do need to note is that He fulfils His promises in His perfect time, according to His clock. Sometimes God fulfils a promise quickly, sometimes it takes a lot longer and it could be months or years…

Colourful Christianity

Colourful Christianity? Let’s see how Christianity can be colourful in a positive way. (Sometimes people use the word colourful to describe something negative. For instance, with regards to an immoral person, some may say, “Yah he certainly lives a very colourful life!”) I guess for me, being a colourful Christian is about: First, being attractive….

Blind Faith?

Blind faith? Christianity is blind faith? Well, if by blind you mean not visible, then it’s true, a lot about the Christian faith is not visible. Not all good things are visible – oxygen, love, warm hearts – but they have amazing effects. At the same time, not all visible things are good – I’m…

Colourless Christianity?

Colourless Christianity – is that what you are experiencing? You go to church every Sunday, maybe you participate regularly in a small group too and maybe you faithfully serve in a ministry for years. Yet amidst all of it, your Christian experience appears to be superficial, unexciting, predictable and mechanical – colourless. If that’s what…

Are We Anything Like the Deer?

Do we long for or desire to be satisfied by God as the deer pants for water? I don’t think I do, at least not frequently enough. The palmist says, “As the deer pants for the water so my soul longs after You” (Ps.42:1). When a deer pants for water or desire for water to…