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March 16, 2016

Lent 6: “Rise and go”

“Rise and go; your faith has made you well.” Luke 17:19 What beautiful, powerful words these are. “Rise and Go” You are no longer contained. You are no longer as you used to be. You have become who God intended you to be – healed and whole. Who is it that hears these majestic words? […]

March 10, 2016

Lent 5: Perhaps the greatest discovery, ever?

  “Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven – for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little.” Luke 7:47 Every now and then someone does something truly amazing that captures the attention of the whole world. A wonderful new piece of technology is invented; a new cure […]

March 2, 2016

Lent 4: You may be carrying some “stuff” you don’t need.

  “And anyone who does not carry his/her cross cannot be my disciple” Lk14:27 Have you ever gone on a trip somewhere and left your packing to the last minute?  In the rush you pushed and shoved everything into the case, but alas, it would not close. You then got your spouse, brother or sister, […]

February 24, 2016

Lent Part 3: Are you being disturbed by the darkness?

“Be quiet!” Jesus said sternly. “Come out of him!” Then the demon threw the man down before them all and came out without injuring him.” Luke 4:35 We are not told how long this demon had been bothering this man, but most likely for quite some time, as it was disturbing him at the core of his being. […]

February 17, 2016

Lent – part 2: Do you know who you belong to?

  The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down from here.” Luke 4:9 The ongoing disruptions and mudslinging in parliament are a real reflection of our society’s struggles, frustrations and anger with government and […]

February 10, 2016

Lent 1: “Avoiding Approval Addiction”

“But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” Mat 6:3-4 Lent offers us as a unique opportunity to walk closer to Jesus. Forty […]

February 4, 2016

“When your Confidence Goes out the Window”

“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16   Have you ever watched a dad teaching his small toddler son how to catch and throw a rugby ball? First, they start off really close […]

January 13, 2016

Clarity for the road ahead

“In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.” Heb1:1-2   You may have some concerns as the New Year gains momentum. You may […]

November 26, 2015

Midweek Message: “Eye of the Storm”

 You may have some disappointments as the year begins to draw to a close. You may not have achieved all you had hoped for at work. You may still be struggling with unresolved conflicts. You may still have deep inner insecurities. You may wonder if things will be any different in the future? You may […]

November 18, 2015

Midweek Message: “Turnaround Parenting”

It’s not difficult to feel like a failure as a parent. Your goldfish may currently be more responsive to your discipline than your child. Your children may feel you are ‘out of date’ while they are the only ones ‘in date’, and that they are the ones who really know about ‘stuff’ in the real […]

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