I have been pondering this concept over the last year and have come to the conclusion that we are not naturally good at loving our neighbour. So many of us get up, rush around and get ready for work, rush out the door, sit at a computer all day doing work, rush home and in… Read More Loving your neighbour
After visiting missionaries from my home church while overseas I realised how isolated they can be and how very important support is for their mission but more importantly for the health and well-being of the missionaries! Why are missionaries isolated? they are culturally isolated as they try to “fit in” in the community they are… Read More Essential Support
Some of you might believe that I am being deliberately provocative with the title of this post and perhaps I am but this is a thought that has haunted me since visiting the projects of an organisation that rescues children out of brothels in South East Asia where they are being exploited sexually. To the… Read More The worth of a person
Looking forward to starting my new College paper. Loving the title and course description already. Title: Mercy, Justice and Social Transformation Course Description: This course identifies the theological and global realities of suffering, injustice and need, It affirms the holistic nature of God’s mission to the world and the call to express mercy and justice,… Read More Mercy, Justice and Social Transformation
Have you ever pondered what your identity is and how it developed? If you have, does your identity stem from comments people made to you growing up, your sexual preferences, your job / workplace, your martial status, your wealth? As I pondered this question I realised what I want my identity to be and what… Read More Identity
Did you know that Proverbs 31 was written from a mother to her son and it is outlining what the son should look for in the SINGLE woman who would be come his wife? No pressure single women! Maybe we should pray that the single men out there don’t read this passage??? Just joking, in… Read More Proverbs 31 – a single woman?
Are there parallels between the Jewish betrothal and wedding traditions at the time of Jesus and communion? When a Jewish man became betrothed at the time of Jesus he purchased his bride with a dowry known to the bride and when the bride accepts the dowry she was set apart exclusively for her bridegroom. Then… Read More Communion