Rejection

 

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Living in Community with God

 

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Lost forever, or are they?

 

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Bridging the gap

 

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King Solomon’s mines

An elderly widow walked into her local supermarket. There was nothing unusual about that – she shopped there often.

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Scripture – God’s gift part 5

This next-to-last article in this series covers several more aspects of listening to, studying and interpreting Scripture that honors its God-given nature and purpose.

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Let someone else do it

 

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Easter 2014

 

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What would Jesus tweet?

 

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You are an idol

 

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I see Jesus in you

 

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Are You Getting It?

 

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LEARNING TO LOVE LOVED

God’s love does not hinge on yours. The abundance of your love does not increase his. The lack of your love does not diminish his.

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Is grace too good to be true?

Non-believers and even some believers see God’s grace as something too good to be true. How about you?In Grace Communion International, we are on an exciting journey from performance-based legalism...

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Weathering Doubtstorms with Faith

THERE ARE SNOWSTORMS. There are hail storms. There are rainstorms. And there are doubtstorms. Every so often a doubtstorm rolls into my life, bringing with it a flurry of questions...

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Does the Devil hide in the bottom of the bottle?

Recently a friend made the humorous comment that it seems whenever a new plant was discovered, humankind’s first test on it was to see if it’s any good for producing...

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FAILING UPWARDS

Michael Jordan, the famous American basketball player did an advert for Nike some years back. In this advert he detailed some of the massive failures in his life.

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Christianity and Football

Pele from Brazil called it the beautiful game. It is the most popular sport in the world.  Television networks have several channels dedicated to this sport alone.

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What are the good gifts?

James the apostle writes in his letter, “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY

“We don’t like our new boss!  He is hard, autocratic and controlling.  His leadership style has come as a huge disappointment, considering the positive working environment we enjoyed under the...

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A HARD DAY’S NIGHT

It looked like being a good evening’s entertainment. The main characters were played by an academy award winner and a nominee, and it was categorized in the romance section of...

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LONG WALK TO HEAVEN?

The text message read, ‘Sometimes I wonder if I will ever make it.’That is also how I felt as I plodded up the steep, rocky pathway.

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“SO THAT THEY MAY BE ONE…”

When I attended school many decades ago, one thing was sure to happen sooner or later. There would be an argument between Catholics and Protestants in the classroom.

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How to resist temptation

Satan tempted Jesus in the desert, and Jesus responded by quoting scripture (Matthew 4). However, as you have probably noticed, just quoting scripture does not make temptation go away, and...

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Radical Love

The love of God is Foolishness. Don’t blame me for saying this; blame the apostle Paul.

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Is positive thinking the answer?

‘What a wretched person I am!’  These words of anguish uttered by the apostle Paul epitomised the ongoing inner struggle between his love for God’s law and the law of...

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I am not 100% Venda

Politicians like former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela have been quoted in South African media lamenting the rise of tribalism.

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The humble King

Studying the Bible should be like a good meal - savoured and enjoyed!Can you imagine how boring life would be if we only ate to stay alive, just gulping down...

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Cinderella and You

Will you go to the ball?Have you read Cinderella? Surely most people know the plot. A pretty young girl’s mother dies, the father marries someone else who already has two...

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Confession is it just a four-letter word?

Of course it has 10 letters, but for some Christians it might just as well be a four-letter word, that is, a swear word or an insult.

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Believing what comes naturally

Is it unnatural to believe in God? Atheists confidently claim that atheism is the only logical and natural position for a human being, unless his or her mind has been...

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The Law Love it or hate it?

Sometimes, the apostle Paul can be quite confusing.For example, Paul may say that the law is holy, righteous and good, and in another breath seems to argue that it is...

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The good samaritan revealed

One of the best parts of my job as a Regional Pastor with Grace Communion International is to visit our churches.

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LET’S TALK ABOUT OUR EMOTIONS

My wife, Debbie, and I were strolling along a Cape West Coast beachfront recently when she noticed a little red book lying on the grass verge.

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