Why Forgive?


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 […]

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The Blessing of Suffering


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 […]

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An Empty Feeling


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 […]

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Where Is Your Faith?


Faith is one of the most misunderstood concepts in the entire Bible.  If you ask ten different people you might get ten different answers.  But Hebrews 11:1 tells us exactly what faith is.  It is “the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”  The word “substance” in the Greek refers to […]

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The Power of Choice


One of the most awesome things about this life is the power to choose.  But as Spider-man’s wise Uncle once said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” It is true that the ability to choose is a very wonderful and powerful thing.  But it’s also true that the ability to choose comes with very weighty […]

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What Is Holiness?


Ever since God said, “Be holy for I am holy,” people have argued about exactly what he meant.  Everyone has their own version and opinion of what holiness is.  So what is holiness?  To understand what holiness is, we first have to understand what it is not. Holiness is not a list of rules and […]

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Canva


Last week in my post about CreationSwap I briefly mentioned Canva as a site similar in function that some of you who work in media at church might know. Then I realised that many of you may not know about Canva or may not be using it to it’s full capacity. If you are not […]

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