• The importance of living on purpose

    When you hear the term ‘purpose’, what words come to mind? Success? Happiness? Meaning? Wealth? Marriage? Influence? Affluence? Talent? Relationships? As a Christian, I find my answer in God’s Word. Romans 12:1-2 (The Message) puts it like this, “So, here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, […]

  • From being suicidal to being set free

    Over the past 4 years, I have attempted to end my life 6 times. I have been in hospital 22 times and been admitted to psychiatric facilities 15 times. Ranging from 2 weeks to 3 months. I have been on 24 different medications and at one point was on 8 medications at once, taking 10 […]

  • Let Your Light Shine for All to See

    “Don’t hide your light! Let it shine for all; let your good deeds glow for all to see, so that they will praise your heavenly Father”—Matthew 5:15-16 (NLT). Have you found it difficult to let your light shine lately? I have. It’s not just the continued increase in COVID-19 cases, either. The pandemic has divided […]

  • The wisdom of worship

    If I were to take a random survey among Christians, asking them what immediately springs to mind when they hear the word ‘worship’, there would undoubtedly be varied responses.  For some, worship is simply that hour on Sunday mornings when they go to church.  For others, worship is the first part of the service where […]

  • Learning to forgive

    I’ve experienced a lot of hurt from others, and God still wants me to forgive them… From the pain, I found that forgiveness can be a daunting word to think about or even sometimes say when I know there are people I need to forgive for peace to live in the same house as me. […]

  • When a wife loses her pastor husband to suicide

    It is the saddest of news. As I read this article about a pastor in California taking his own life, it brought tears to my eyes.   Jarrid Wilson was a pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship, the megachurch in Orange County, California, pastored by Greg Laurie. It is also the church that runs the SoCal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 Fitness Ailments That Turn Grave, Without Warning

    Exercise comes with a myriad of benefits from boosting our energy levels, to lowering the risks of diseases like depression, cancer or heart attacks. A WHO report released this February, said physical activity significantly benefits health, however it added that over 80% of global adolescent population is inadequately physically active. Exercising helps you think clearer, […]

  • Delving into the Mysteries of God

    There are many people, Christian and non-Christian, who crave to know more about God and the depth of his being. This is part of our exciting journey along this sometimes, perilous path of life – to get to know God more intimately. But how can we get to know more about him? How can we […]

  • Is it ever going to happen?

    You may have thought before, “I’m ready to get married. I know God is going to bless me. God is going to turn this situation out for my good.” These similar statements of faith have been released out of our mouths as to what we are hoping and expecting God to manifest. However, for it […]