In this world we will have trouble. In this world we will have struggles. In this world there will be wars and fighting and betrayal and selfishness. In this world we will see heartache and tragedy and loss that impacts us deeply. Trouble and struggle and tragedy is almost guaranteed. But take heart! “I have… Continue reading Problems are guaranteed, but there’s hope
As you reflect on the birth of Jesus this week, remember why he was sent. Christ was sent to earth by God as a baby, who would grow up not to condemn – but to save us from our sins through his death on the cross. Jesus came to take my place, and yours, and… Continue reading Why did Jesus come?
As children, we are convinced, naturally, that we’re the centre of life’s story. We demand attention without rationale or reasoning, and are egocentric by design. As we grow older, we start to assess and validate the life stories of others. We become more able to celebrate our friends, and the things they contribute to our… Continue reading What’s your dominant life narrative?
You know the feeling. The ache. The sorrow. The grief. You feel compassion rising up, and you’re caught. You can’t unfeel something. You can’t unsee injustice… You can’t rub away the blackness. The empathy. The dark realisation… During my lunch-time at work I walk around the streets of Sydney’s Surry Hills. It’s a hub for brothels, and my heart breaks when I see… Continue reading Caught in compassion
http://bible.com/111/jhn.10.10.NIV The thief, Satan, steals from our lives and destroys joy. But Jesus gives generously and offers joy and peace like no other. Choose the light instead of the dark. Don’t let Satan rob you of a life lived to the fullest, guided and empowered by your Heavenly Father.
I think sometimes we think our life is only worth something if we become massively famous or we leave some great, obvious, lasting legacy. Don’t get me wrong – I believe the impact each one of us can make is potentially huge. But by huge I mean the culmination of lots and lots of little moments.… Continue reading Moments make up a life
Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs, and has spent a lot of his life speaking to people about what it was like to grow up this way. Nick is known for his positivity and sense of humour, and inspires others to live the life of their dreams despite the obstacles they might face.… Continue reading Live a life without limits