Have you set goals for yourself this year? If not, I encourage you to do so. You may not be able to reach every goal but setting them will challenge you to, at the minimum, strive for them. The importance of planning and setting goals is addressed many times throughout the Bible, here is one […]Read More Setting Goals In 2019
Found this song by Apollo LTD on Apple Music a few weeks ago and I have really been enjoying it. I love everything about it – the sound, the beat and the vocals. Give it a listen!Read More Song of the Week
Social Media is no longer a fad but it is part of almost everyone’s life. According to a recent Sensis Social Media Report almost 8 in 10 people (79%) in Australia use social media. Out of those people, 59% of them access social media once a day or most days and 35% of them check […]Read More Social Media Tips for Churches
There are certain words in Christianity that make us cringe. Words and phrases like “sacrifice” or “love your enemies” are things that we don’t really like to talk about. The word “forgiveness” is also one of these words. But just because we don’t like to talk about them doesn’t mean they are not important. Usually […]Read More Why Forgive?
This past week my church hosted our annual Turning Point Conference, which is why you haven’t seen much action from me on the blog. It has been a very busy but fulfilling past 2 weeks. During the conference our music team sang a new song from Charity Gayle entitled In Jesus Name which is our […]Read More Song of the Week
Suffering is a word that we would like to avoid at all costs. No one likes to suffer, because it’s uncomfortable. We would all like to live quiet, peaceful lives for the rest of our existence, and never have to worry about anything. Unfortunately life is not like that. If you are breathing you will […]Read More The Blessing of Suffering
It’s so hard to find faithful people these days. Whether it’s in our relationship with God or our relationship with people, so few people want to remain faithful. It is so much easier to quit. If you don’t want to remain married or you just want to “play the field”, it’s so easy to get […]Read More Fickle Or Faithful?
Pharisees. Just the mention of the word incurs images of self-righteous and sometimes brutal religious leaders. The Pharisees are a picture of what happens when traditional religion gets out of control. As my brother so brilliantly put it in his post Spiritual But Not Religious, not all religion is bad. But pharisaical religion is the […]Read More The Problem With Pharisees
I have a playlist in my Apple Music entitled Airplane. These are songs that I have downloaded on my phone to listen to when I travel, study or read. They can range anywhere from pop, hip hop, worship, rap or singer/songwriter (all faith based lyrics, of course). Fight for Me by GAWVI featuring one of […]Read More Song of the Week
I read an article a few days ago that featured Michael Jordan. He admitted that he has felt an emptiness since he left basketball. This happens a lot with entertainers and athletes. They become so accustomed to the spotlight that they can’t handle when it’s not there anymore. Their life seems to no longer have […]Read More An Empty Feeling