Our discipline with our thoughts and emotions in the face of a thousand different pressures and temptations is what transforms us into mature spiritual athletes.
How can we reconcile the loving God of the New Testament with the God who commands whole people groups to be destroyed in the Old Testament?
I’d been a main player in a criminal syndicate that distributed drugs to many Johannesburg night clubs, arrested multiple times for reasons ranging from assault to drugs…and even attempted murder.
Rejecting manhood would mean I would not grow up and into my own masculine identity and would end up craving it in another man.
If those who have not been saved are spiritually dead, how can they respond to Christians who are ‘showing them’ what it is like to follow Jesus?
The trip was amazing from start to finish. I had gone with a willing heart, asking God to use me and expecting to be pushed out of my comfort zone, and of course, He is faithful and didn’t disappoint!
I didn’t know who had shot me so I was fearful of them coming back for me and trying to kill me again. I was hooked on cocaine and heroin and all the things that go along with that lifestyle.
If we are to avoid being dashed against the rocks or shipwrecking our faith, we need a sure and steadfast anchor!
How can we give those who respond to the gospel the very best start on their new journey?
“It’s not religion – it’s relationship.” What do we mean by this popular phrase, and is it true?
When we give up trying to control our own lives…it may be the very thing that not only saves our marriages but saves ‘ourselves’ in the process.
In July of 2018 Four12 held a school designed to develop those who feel they are called to be five-fold evangelists or those that wanted to develop in evangelism. Here are some of the life-changing stories from our time together!
Melissa’s story is a powerful reminder to us all of the frailty of earthly ambitions, the dangers and empty pleasures of ‘all this world holds dear’ and the incredible trustworthy and ‘tested’ love of the Father.
Ever heard someone say about a person who has unmistakably clear character flaws and is stuck in negative patterns, be it in their thinking or actions – “A leopard can’t change its spots.”
I knew that my own strength and good deeds had brought me to my wit’s end, and I thought that death was the only answer.
God is using Firebrand Church to reach the lost, broken and hurting in an area of Dublin that has become known for gangsterism, drugs, murders and suicides.
If your soul is secure in Christ then you will be totally content, safe and secure, even in the midst of severe opposition.
When “man is the measure of all things” what are the implications for morality and ethics in society?
Have you ever considered an unbeliever and struggled to find the confidence that they could ever be truly transformed?
We have been experiencing an amazing time of the move of the Spirit in 2016 and members are rising up and into greater intimacy in their walk with God.
We had five folk from our The Gathering Place travel down with us to Cape Town to attend the conference, and since returning home they have not ceased to express how thoroughly they were blessed
“Giving someone this message is like arming a soldier with a wooden sword”. Mike expounds on yet another popular fake Gospel doing the rounds.
A symptom of the ‘Self-Improvement Gospel’ – When you see other Christians struggling, you sometimes think: “they are not committed; they must get their act together; they must be devoted.”
What is it that both Christians and non-Christians hate? Evangelism! In this article, I want to look at evangelism through another lens; how to develop a heart for the lost.
Covenant Life Church, Benoni just had the privilege of hosting the first ever Gauteng Regional Equipping Time all- God’s church was hungry to meet with Him and He showed up in a big way!
Before there was time, before there was light. Before the earth began to turn. Before there were stars, or galaxies or the universe… There was God. And God was thinking about you.
Bret, my husband, has the adventure gene. I have the…”sit quietly and enjoy watching the adventure” gene. Bret likes to hang off rocks, trail run down mountains at break neck speeds, and surprisingly…cook.
I like a peaceful Jesus. You know, the one we read about in the Bible. The one Isaiah refers to as the “Prince of Peace”…