Ephesians 2:8-9

Not #won by my #effort or #lost by my #mistakes, but a #gift given freely. #Praise him!

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I want it my way!

“All things are lawful,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful,” but not all things build up. Let no one seek his own good, but the good of his neighbour. – 1 Corinthians 10:23-24   “I’m sixteen years old now so I can do what I want”! A familiar cry of angst…

A Faith that Crosses Borders

“We are Muslim” was the reply to my question. “We do not celebrate Christmas because we are Muslim” to be more precise. Words written in the gentle and straight-forward manner that only an 8-year old child can achieve. I had written a letter to my sponsor child in Senegal. It was in the lead up…

Battling in the Deep Blue

It was dark. Well that is a bit of an understatement. It was “I can’t see my hand in front of my face” dark. And wet…but that is to be expected when you are spear fishing with the locals of Papua New Guinea. They fish at night, in the deep blue ocean. As we snorkelled,…

Easter: from death to life

The little bonsai tree had withered in the sun. The harsh summer heat had drained the vibrancy out of its green leaves. Its delicate white flowers had been replaced by insects that sought to devour any last scraps of life. Now it was simply shrivelled-up, dry, and dying. No strength from within would be able…

Abundant Adventure: Boy Meets Girl

It is hard to believe it has been a whole year. So much has happened, so much has changed. It has been a journey, a journey of abundant adventure! One short year ago I stepped out into a world of the unknown, nervous yet also faithful in God’s direction. The day before I jumped onto…