The Church faces some complex challenges right now with the popularization of secular ideologies on race and racism which have crossed over into the Church.
In a new and unfamiliar season, we can miss what the Lord is doing in our hearts and lives. As I look back, I see that the initial ‘discomfort’ I experienced was part of the good work the Lord was doing in my life.
Imagine being there with Jesus, in that monumental moment in history, as he gave them His marching orders – to continue the work He started with His birth, ministry, death and resurrection.
What should our attitude be toward ‘secular’ work? Is secular work also sacred?
Before Christianity is a philosophy, or a theology, or a moral way of living – Christianity is news. And not just any kind of news – it is a good news message.
I discovered that true rest comes in abiding in the Father and obedience to his will and there is a great encouragement in seeing His Kingdom advance across the world.
Marriage is great, but it’s not forever. It’s until death do us part. Then come eternal rewards or regrets depending on how we spent our lives.
There was much that we experienced and shared together during the week in Harare, but one testimony has stood out as a reminder of how personally the Father calls us to Himself.
Watch this clip by Andrew Selley as he unpacks a Biblical understanding of the church’s responsibility to the poor.
How can we know which jobs are inappropriate for Christians?
When it comes to a life of fruitfulness that brings glory to the Father, good intentions just don’t cut it.
Is sickness a consequence of sin? Does my unbelief prevent my healing?
The Kingdom can sometimes be quite confusing. Should we expect the miraculous, or misery?
The locals there live with no running water or toilet facilities, and for our stay, a ‘long drop’ toilet facility served our needs.
On the last day in the village we had baptisms in a nearby quarry, sixteen people were baptized, one after the other. It was incredible to be able to witness!
The writers of the Enlightenment, with inflated sense of accomplishment christened the previous Church-dominated era ‘The Dark Ages’.
Sometimes times of testing can reveal hidden motivations…
Our Covenant Life Church leaders camp was no exception, it felt as if God took 3 days and moved us forward 3 years!
How can we develop families which look different to the world?
As parents we compete with many other influences in our children’s lives. How can we lead them in Christ’s ways?
Kingdom living can be quite a juggle sometimes. How do we live out a healthy, Christ-centered life?
People are pushing for public nudity to be more acceptable. Pornography is everywhere and film and TV love to use sex and nudity to add excitement to the entertainment on our screens. But is this a culture we should embrace?