CULTURE ARTICLES

We Are Going To Pray Again

We Are Going To Pray Again

Some two months ago, I was diagnosed with kidney stones. I was admitted to hospital, went for CT scans and straight into theatre to have the stones lasered.That afternoon the doctor informed me that he could not laser the stones as there were too many, and due to...

Transforming Your Finances

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

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

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

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...

Spiritual Transformation

Spiritual Transformation

I think that there is something inside each one of us that loves seeing things transformed for the good. The producers of many TV shows have latched onto that idea by creating shows that enable us to watch houses, bodies, brides and cooking ingredients be transformed...

Look Up See And Go

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

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

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

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...