How do we know the will of God?

How do we know the will of God?

Many Christians are in awe of people who seem to ‘know’ what God’s will is, who seem to always be hearing the ‘still small voice of God’ and the ‘inner witness’ of the Holy Spirit. The Bible seems to also suggest something else. Consider the following two scenarios:...
What talent have you been given?

What talent have you been given?

From time to time I see something in the Scripture to which I think ‘I never noticed that detail!’ Or at least that detail didn’t resonate with me before. Today’s is this: When we read the parable of the talents, I had always considered the person given just one...

Right and Wrong — or Legal and Illegal?

We have a tendency today to think that the terms “right” and “legal”, and the terms “illegal” and “wrong” are interchangeable. They are not. In modern western societies which are “democratic”. That is, governed through majority consensus, evidenced by the...

2022-08-12 Open Doors Presentation

This week we welcome Rod Whiting, a visiting speaker from the organisation Open Doors, which was started in 1955 to advocate for and support Christians all over the world who are suffering for their faith. In our world today, over 360 million Christians will wake up...

Some things Jesus never says:

Nowadays we have all manner of self help books, gurus and experts giving us all sorts of advice and making all sorts of comments about what people should do if they are to “be happy”. Many of the philosophies of the world stand in contradiction to the...