Appreciating the mess and chaos in your life

Appreciating the mess and chaos in your life

Before I became a mother, my life was clean, mess-free and "perfect". I had perfect routines and schedules for myself, I always had a top-notch clean home to come back to, and I had Excel spreadsheets detailing my exact plans for life.

  • Jacob and Rachel, the love story where God wins

    Jacob and Rachel, the love story where God wins

    In my teenage years, I enjoyed reading the Genesis account of Jacob and Rachel.

  •  Chelsea Close in on Title!

    Chelsea Close in on Title!

    With seven rounds remaining of the Premier League season, Chelsea are 7 points clear with a great run in as the season draws to a close.

  • The challenges of the AV ministry

    The challenges of the AV ministry

    As volunteers in AV ministries we often feel like our ministries aren’t being successful. So, then what dose a successful AV ministry look like? Before we can answer this question, we must first answer the question of, what is a ministry? and how do we measure its success?

  • The moment I fell in love with Jesus

    The moment I fell in love with Jesus

    As a little girl who had planned to be married by 22, I had no grasp of the concept that my desire to be married had very little to do with whether or not I would be.

  • When mum asks: ‘Why didn’t God heal me?’

    When mum asks: ‘Why didn’t God heal me?’

    In early April, my mum will undergo an operation. Last year, she was diagnosed with a tumour in her right parotid gland.

  • This too shall pass

    This too shall pass

    As I sit here on my comfortable bed inside my cosy home, Cyclone Debbie has caused massive destruction to Far North Queensland.

  • A sense of the blue blood

    A sense of the blue blood

    It appears to me that many go through life totally ignorant of its purpose.

  • WWJW: What would Jesus wear?

    WWJW: What would Jesus wear?

    As a young-adult Christian, I sometimes feel confused about what I’m supposed to wear.

  • The age of the arm-chair critic

    The age of the arm-chair critic

    Recently, my wife and I had the pleasure of going to the movies. With three young children, this happens as often as my children clean their bedrooms. Yes. Not often.

  • Shackleton: A lesson in leadership

    Shackleton: A lesson in leadership

    I recently read a book about Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

  • Coming into your hope

    Coming into your hope

    If I asked you right now how ‘hopeful’ you were, what would be your answer?

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