CULTURE ARTICLES

Transforming Your Finances

Martin Luther spoke of three conversions that a man must go through, ‘conversion of the heart’, ‘conversion of the mind’, and ‘conversion of the purse’. The first two jingle like a favourite Bible verse… yet the third? With fewer than 500 verses on faith, and over...

Top Up To Give Out

All of us are inspired by stories of incredible men and women who courageously work to improve the lives of others. For those who actively serve others, whether it be in our local community or church, we live on passion and purpose … it is our greatest motivating...

Vocation Transformation

It’s six o’clock and the alarm rings. You jump out of bed excitedly, full of anticipation, as you prepare for another exciting day at the office. You are passionate about your work, it energises you, and you enjoy all the challenges it brings your way. How we all wish...

Detox Your Brain

Toxic thoughts. What a strange idea - that we could be poisoning our minds from the inside out. And yet, what else can we call it, when we find ourselves caught up in cycles of anger, anxiety, unforgiveness, cruelty, helplessness… the list goes on. It’s so easy to...

Look Up See And Go

"Truly the Lord has given all the land into our hands.” This is what was reported back to Joshua after he sent two men out to secretly go and spy out Jericho.Can you imagine the excitement of these guys? Joshua picked them and they were tasked with checking out...

Transformation is a Journey

I don’t know about you, but for me (and for many earnest believers) the contradiction between what we know we are called to be in Christ and what we are at present can be a source of great frustration. We grow weary of the struggle of longing for and not seeing change...

A Tribute To Billy Graham

The man the world knew as Billy Graham was always 'Daddy' to me."Franklin Graham, February 21, 2018.My father never gave up on me, even when I caused him pain. He lived like the Gospel he preached - a message he repeated till his last breath.My father has joined my...

The Great Exchange

“For our sake, He made Him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 Martin Luther rightly called this “the great exchange.” On the cross, Jesus took our sin and gave us His righteousness. The result is...

Malawi Mission

It’s been a few years since I have been on a mission trip. I hadn’t had a specific word from God to go to Malawi, but believe that we are all called to go, in some manner or other. Acts 1:8 says that when we have received the Holy Spirit and His power, we will be His...

Is It All Worth While?

With our real-time access to information and bombarded as we are by news of wars, famines, disasters and tragedies from every corner of our world, it's so easy to become pessimistic and wonder if the Church and the Gospel of Jesus is really making a difference in the...