The light of the world

The light of the world

Thirty years ago I was on an evangelistic outreach to Guanzhou (Canton), China. Apart from manufacturing, Guanzhou is famous for Cantonese food.

  • A male/female moment

    A male/female moment

    It was the balmy afternoon of Easter Monday when my wife, older daughter and I enjoyed a very pleasant Barbecue lunch and some refreshing cool drinks.

  • The Hillsong phenomenon – love them or hate them.

    The Hillsong phenomenon – love them or hate them.

    A True Story – It’s Time to Rethink

  • Sport: An unreached people group

    Sport: An unreached people group

    In May 2015, Craig Bellamy, former rugby league player and now current coach of the Melbourne Storm in the Australian NRL, wrote a column in The Australian newspaper that said sports chaplains are a much-needed resource in rugby league.

  • The tongue: A two-edged sword (names we give)

    The tongue: A two-edged sword (names we give)

    I grew up surrounded by jocular, fun-loving rascals. What a bunch? I remember Gunboat, Lofty, Bozo, Wombat, Crafty, Piggy and Cyrano just to name a few.

  • The Pope: A cult leader or Christ’s chosen?

    The Pope: A cult leader or Christ’s chosen?

    The Roman Catholic Church promotes itself as the ‘one true church’, largely based off their suggested succession of the Apostle Peter.

  • If salvation was like a job interview

    If salvation was like a job interview

    “So, tell me about yourself? What are your weaknesses and strengths? Why should I let you into My heaven?”

  • Tap into God’s Autocorrect for Life

    Tap into God’s Autocorrect for Life

    Predictive and autocorrect on smartphones are supposed to help us out. But they’re not always right—and sometimes they’re laughably wrong. Like when you say you’re ‘auditioning your kids’, only to have autocorrect change that to ‘auctioning your kids’. Or when you text your sister that ‘Grandma is in the grave’, when you thought you were typing ‘Grandma is in the garage’!

  • Clergy: “Shoot or don’t shoot!”

    Clergy: “Shoot or don’t shoot!”

    Angry pills are in the air. Across America factions have created their gangs, violent clashes erupt with physical, verbal and ugly consequences.

  • Taking the plunge…

    Taking the plunge…

    A recent survey of people under 30 asked when they saw themselves as adults. Many thought they became adults around the age of 30.

  • Not everything that looks good, is good

    Not everything that looks good, is good

    Mmmmm…candy apples. Shiny red fruit with the explosion of delicious juice right after the crunch. Its luring red toffee gently reflects the light that hits it, seductively enticing the eater to bite into it.

  • Crumbs

    Crumbs

    Some time ago I was asked to do an interview with a dear friend, an octogenarian I have known for a very long time.

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