When thinking about issues of poverty, remember that you’re poor too!

When thinking about issues of poverty, remember that you’re poor too!

In my work with Baptist World Aid Australia I regularly hear stories of people in desperate financial poverty. When I hear these stories my heart is to help those in need however I can. But in doing so it’s important for me to remember that I’m poor too!

  • Pursue godliness, flee from lukewarm Christianity

    Pursue godliness, flee from lukewarm Christianity

    There is no quick definition of godliness. This word only appears a few times in the New Testament, but the entire Bible is a book on godliness.

  • Time heals.

    Time heals.

    30.05.16 - A date deeply engrained onto my heart forever; it was the day my earthly father went on to be with my Heavenly Father.

  • Waterspouts, washouts and the climb

    Waterspouts, washouts and the climb

    I have started a series of columns looking at nursery rhymes and what they might offer Christians in the way of godly reflection. The previous column looked at Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

  • My dusty Bible

    My dusty Bible

  • To tithe or not to tithe

    To tithe or not to tithe

    Many of us have been there at some stage. Sitting in the church pew or isle, the offerings container approaches and you think, ‘Oh, ummm…’ You check your wallet or purse even though you know you forgot to organise something to be in there – just so people know you at least tried and were not completely avoiding the tithe

  • Margaret Court, the Bible, and interpretation

    Margaret Court, the Bible, and interpretation

    In a week of controversy after Margaret Court issued an open letter to Qantas and appeared on national television to take a stand for the biblical, and traditional view of marriage; Australian society has responded in a plethora of ways.

  • Your plan, but my way

    Your plan, but my way

    The man Moses is somewhat of an icon to many; he is the man with the chiselled jaw of the Ten Commandments, or Michelangelo’s sculpted statue showing him more akin to a Greek god than a man, with thick arms and a flowing beard fit to rival the beard of Zeus.

  • “Breaking 2: The greatest barrier in sport since the 4 minute mile”

    “Breaking 2: The greatest barrier in sport since the 4 minute mile”

    Try this if you dare: time yourself running a lap of a 400 metre track. Do you think you could run it in 68 seconds? And could you keep this pace for 42 kilometres?

  • The heightened gift

    The heightened gift

    Wow, you are so small. How old are you? You look fourteen. Why are you so short? What’s wrong with your legs? Are you a dwarf? These are just a few questions, statements and observations I get said to me almost every week.

  • 'My journey into the Hebrew roots of my faith’

    'My journey into the Hebrew roots of my faith’

    My journey into the Hebrew heritage of my faith began several years ago when I first saw the names of God in Hebrew with their meanings on a poster in Western Australia.

  • The Trinity is like water…and other bad analogies

    The Trinity is like water…and other bad analogies

    For those, like myself, who are not from a highly-liturgical denomination, it may come as a surprise that June 11 was ‘Trinity Sunday’.

Real Time Web Analytics