Category: Faith

The Antidote For A Troubled Heart

Illness … debt and financial worries … security and safety concerns … relationship difficulties … family ‘issues’ … international and environmental concerns … We certainly live in difficult times and there may well be issues in your life that are causing you significant worries and concerns. God knew that humans would regularly experience these emotions, and so the Bible has reassuring words for those who are facing worries, who have a ‘troubled heart’. What we might not realise is that there is an antidote to a troubled heart, and as cliché as it might sound… we are told to...

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3 Ways To Share Your Faith

Therefore go and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and the Son and of the Holy Spirit.   – Matthew 28:19 As Christians some of us can become comfortable in our bubbles and Christian circles. We get so busy with music practice, bible study, prayer meetings, vision planning days, working with children courses, and looking after our church family.  Our calendars become filled with church related events and fundraisers left, right and centre. Before you know it, our lives are surrounded with Christians – which is great because we can be...

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Small things can make a big difference

In Zachariah 4:10 we read “Do not despise the day of small things…” and as I pondered that I realised that small things can actually make a big difference. I recalled hearing a story some time ago of Delta Airlines, one of the major carriers in the USA. During difficult trading conditions in the early 1990’s, when Delta was losing money rapidly, the airline looked at ways in which they could cut costs without impacting on their service. As such larger changes were not possible, so their management team began looking at small changes that could make a big...

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When you’re struggling financially

It doesn’t matter who we are or where we live, at some point, you can find yourself in a place of struggling financially. Our CEO, John Marks, shares with us the tough times…. I remember a time in my life when we didn’t have the money to buy the food we needed for dinner. Now, a lot of people around the world live like that. But for us, in the comfortable, affluent west – it was a complete shock.  I’d never been confronted by that terrible reality before. And it rocked me to my core. Have you ever been...

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