• Do You Dare to Question God?

    I wonder if you’ve ever been told NOT to question God? I have. It’s disrespectful, irreverent, and overly-familiar, apparently. Questioning God shows a lack of faith and fear of the Lord. I mean, God is GOD, and who are we, as mere mortals, to interrogate him? Verses such as Romans 9:20 are quoted to support […]

  • What Will Our Resurrection Body Be Like?

    We find the most in-depth insights into the resurrection body in 1 Corinthians chapter 15, the resurrection chapter. Please read and ponder verses 35 to 50, in which Paul states his case and then illustrates it with several mini parables. He begins with two questions asking how the dead are raised and what kind of […]

  • Yes, All Kinds of Prayer is Acceptable to God

    There is an opportunity to develop or strengthen a spiritual discipline that becomes a part of your life. One such practice is prayer, so it would be helpful to explore what Scripture reveals about this sacred exercise that promotes spiritual growth. In his epistles, Paul puts tremendous value on prayer. He must have thought it […]

  • When God Seems Absent

    Have you ever felt that God has gone AWOL on you? I have, many times, and invariably it has been during the darker times of life. I had always felt very blessed by God’s presence. From the moment I surrendered to Jesus at the age of 21, I was overwhelmed by the Holy Spirit. But […]

  • In today’s age, should you smack your children?

    A fascinating article in The Age newspaper recently reported that National Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds has called for smacking to be made illegal. The article quoted new research that shows: Children who are smacked are likelier to use violence against their families. Adults have modelled this, so adolescents think it’s okay to use violence to […]

  • When a Christian asks: ‘Can I Pray to Mary & the Saints?’

    It’s a question I’m regularly asked: Is it alright to pray to Mary and the Saints? I write this with the highest respect for my Roman Catholic brothers and sisters. I have learned, and continue to learn, much from you. I especially appreciate your great reverence for Mary, something that is often lacking in non-Roman […]

  • Now everyone’s an ‘expert’, Christians should beware what they share

    Thanks to Doctor Google, everyone can know everything about everything. Everyone can be an expert! It’s really quite simple: 1. Choose a topic2. Do a Google search3. Choose one or two of the 442 million results that pop up in a few seconds4. Ignore the others, especially the ones that disagree with you Share expert […]

  • Is COVID-19 really the end times?

    Online posts about the current crisis being a forerunner to the Mark of the Beast are rampant. In fact, you could say they’re going viral! In general, they go something like this: Lockdowns around the world will be lifted but only for those immune to the coronavirus. You will have to be tested to see […]

  • Need a hand getting out of debt?

    The Bible has a lot of practical advice to give when it comes to money, especially how to manage it well and how to stay away from bad debt. Australia has one of the highest household debt rates in the world. While other countries’ household debt has levelled out or is decreasing, Australia’s is still […]

  • How do Christians respond to Halloween?

    I received this message a while ago via Facebook: “I just got a letter from school on Friday asking all parents to provide a small bucket or similar for the kids to decorate in art class for ‘non-scary Halloween celebrations’. Oh and donate lollies too if you want. I just get so fired up that […]