• Anne Graham Lotz asks: ‘Is COVID-19 a Sign of the End?’

  • ‘It’s not how you start, but how you finish’

    Over the weekend, one of my sons was hand picked to attend a junior surfing camp with around eight other kids.  Held at the high performance academy of surfing, three top coaches were in attendance, two of whom are former professional surfers. As you can imagine, there was a lot of excitement for the kids […]

  • Life’s dress rehearsal

    5:30am: Sitting in the airport ready to fly to Melbourne Australia for a business trip and rather than scrolling social media I decided I’d read the word. I was reading through Luke 15, the parable of the lost son this passage caught my attention.  I had never noticed this before. “I will set out and […]

  • How to enjoy your life, Ecclesiastes style

    After decades of ministry, what is one piece of advice I wish I had received as a young woman? Study the book of Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes has shown me the secret of enjoying life, even in the midst of trouble. It has rescued me from disillusionment when labors I thought were fruitful appeared to be for […]

  • Christian author Rachel Held-Evans in intensive care

    New York Times bestselling Christian author Rachel Held Evans has been placed into intensive care following an infection. Her husband, Dan Evans, has updated followers on her blog, stating that, “During treatment for an infection Rachel began exhibiting unexpected symptoms. Doctors found that her brain was experiencing constant seizures. She is currently in the ICU. […]

  • If God will lead, then I will follow…

    “If your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.  It is better for you to lose part of your body and live forever than to have two hands and two feet and be thrown into the fire that burns forever.”  Matthew 18:8 Here lately I have been […]

  • And you think you’re having a bad day…

    Last week, I was having an early morning surf before work. I was sitting out the back waiting for a wave and just quietly praying about the day ahead. My mind was full of all the things I had to do, including the opportunities and challenges in front of me, which is all part of […]

  • How to turn your your ‘disadvantage’ into your strength

    I am reading an amazing book called Chase the Lion, which was given to me by my pastor. Don’t you love it when you have a big-thinking pastor who is daring you to chase a lion (roughly interpreted to chase something bigger than you believe you have the skills to)? In the book, the pastor, […]

  • The Value of a Friendship

    I still think of her throughout my day, relishing the memories we made through our common bonds as well as adversity. That’s the value of a friendship. “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity”—Proverbs 17:17 (ESV). We bonded over our love of animals, landscaping our yards and fried chicken […]

  • More power to you, Hailey Baldwin

    I read this article today on Hailey Baldwin (or is it Hailey Bieber?) and how she states that “Jesus is the real thing for me.” Now, there is going to be a bunch of Christian haters out there who are going to read these sorts of articles and pass judgment on celebrities like Hailey and […]