Category: Faith

February 14, 2024
Christ & Identity

What is unique about Christian Identity? Tim Keller explores how Christian beliefs impact those who believe. "The second of four talks at the Living Out Identity in Christ conference 2018." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfuHLbHXWuQ Photo by Ben Sweet on Unsplash

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February 5, 2024
5 Powerful Prayers for Employment and a New Job

These prayers may guide personal requests or for those known to us who are seeking employment. "We have a God who can relate, and he is a God who wants to hear from us even in our most trying moments. Our heavenly Father knows everything that’s going on in our lives, but he still wants […]

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January 29, 2024
A Biblical Guide to Inner Work

Mark Roberts guides the reader through 9 biblical devotions , which reflect upon the ways in which a Christian's inner nature can be transformed by God for His glory.

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January 29, 2024
The Temptation We Most Often Overlook

The pertinence of this article reveals the inherent danger of our increasingly secular Western world ... the sidelining of God., which author Trevin Wax describes as, "...the temptation of godlessness. I’m not referring to the atheist’s refusal to acknowledge God’s existence. Nor am I referring to spiritual or religious people who deny certain biblical teachings […]

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January 29, 2024
When work becomes an idol

The discussions in this podcast can help us to be more insightful into the areas of our lives where we may create idols. With useful suggestions to guide us in questioning our motives and reasons for attributing importance to different aspects of our work, this is indeed a thought-provoking conversation. "...what comes to mind when […]

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January 26, 2024
Let’s Talk: What’s the Point of Work?

"My mission today is to glorify God..." says Melissa Kruger in this thought-provoking discussion about human relationships with work.

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January 24, 2024
Grandparenting: a balancing act

Keith and Sarah Condie reflect on the delight and privilege of becoming recent grandparents. They bring thoughtful suggestions to help weather the ups and downs of relationships, worldviews and the aging process. There is also a review of a collection of essays by Christian grandparents to encourage others in helping to model a life of […]

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January 16, 2024
Book Review: Hidden Christmas

Book by TIMOTHY KELLER This book, Hidden Christmas, by the well-known and much-loved late Timothy Keller, is a timely read. Why read this; how will it help me engage with work colleagues? It is a call to action about how you can relate to them about Jesus at Christmas. At Christmas, Christians celebrate the birth […]

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January 15, 2024
Review: All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See was the latest offering on Netflix at Christmas, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. Christmas, even in a hemisphere of long summer evenings of daylight savings, is all about light. Light is magical against the darkness - we drive around suburbs spotting the houses with the […]

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December 8, 2023
Ten Symbols of Christmas

Test your own knowledge, or enjoy a fun quiz with family, friends, work colleagues and create some discussion about the true meaning of Christmas. "With all the hype of the holidays, you’re sure to see Christmas decorations everywhere. It’s a huge part of celebrating Christmas! But have you ever thought about how some of those […]

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December 8, 2023
Advent Isn’t Pretty

Meryl Herr reflects on the brokenness of humanity and reveals how the practices of confession and lament can help us to turn and worship the One who came to save. "Being able to soak in the wonder of Christmas requires that we sit a while in the mud of our misery. Before Jesus began his […]

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November 22, 2023
Are you ‘Practising the Presence of God?’

Peter Adam explains that the mandatory isolation of COVID enabled growth in his prayer life in a time-honoured fashion familiar to many Christians. "The expression ‘practising the presence of God’ comes from a book by Brother Laurence. For me it means putting into practice, whenever possible, a conscious thankful awareness of God’s presence, meditation on […]

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