Are You Suffering?

The biblical account of Joseph (Gen.37-50) tells us something important about suffering. It tells us that Joseph became the Prime Minister of Egypt BECAUSE of his suffering, not IN SPITE OF his suffering. The road to greatness is often, if not always marked by trials and suffering. Show me a great man or woman, and…

Deeper or Further?

Have the pandemic, circuit breaker, safe distancing, isolation, etc. made us GROW DEEPER in the Lord or DRIFT FURTHER from Him? One man could draw closer to the Lord while another could drift further away – that’s the reality. Some have enjoyed the flexible hours they have now and spent more time in their personal…

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…