By: Jennie Scott
Humans are, by nature, goal-oriented. We are a people who plan for the future and work in the present for that unseen yet approaching reality.
This is, perhaps, why we love our weekends so much.
In our relationships, we know what we want and what we want to improve. Continue reading “Moving Forward When You Don’t Know What’s Next”
By: Yvette Cherry
As the Worship Ministry Coordinator in my church, it is often my job to lead the church on Sunday when we sing together. I have been doing this for many years now- maybe 15 or so years, first at night and then in the morning services. Continue reading “Being Scared but Doing It Anyway”
By: Sam Chan | Espresso Theology
Over the holidays, my wife and I baked a Tim Tam Cheesecake, not once, not twice, but three times!
(Shout out to Kris who gave me the recipe – see below.) Continue reading “The Tim Tam Cheesecake – Proof That God Loves Us”
By: Tania Harris | God Conversations
What do we do when God is silent? When we’re praying for answers and there’s no response from the heavens? Continue reading “What to Do When God Isn’t Speaking”
By Tim Reid | Open Doors
Above: A congregation of determined believers in Nigeria holds a church service in the open air, in front of what was once their church, now destroyed.
“We [celebrate Easter] knowing that at any time a suicide bomber can come and disrupt our service, our worship, our praying. Then I think: Will it really be disrupted or will I be sent into the fullness of worship?” Continue reading “What Australian Christians Can Learn From The Persecuted Church”
By: Sheridan Voysey
If you and I were to talk awhile and I were to pry into your soul, it wouldn’t take long for me to discover you have dreams. You have goals and aspirations you want to fulfill. And if I were to pry a little further, we might trace each dream back to its inspiration—to the book, film, hero or experience that first gave you a glimpse of what to aim for. Continue reading “God Has a Dream for the World and There’s a Place for You in It”
By: Duncan Robinson
There is a moment right at the end of Joshua when he calls the team together. He details the history of everything that has gone on until this point. He highlights the leading and work of God and then before Israel says, “But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15b) Continue reading “Circle Up”
By: Sheridan Voysey
A few years ago I went to hear the Dalai Lama speak at a public meeting. He lectured on the importance of having compassion, then took some questions from the audience. As the event was about to end, the MC said: “Your holiness, here is one final question—What is the meaning of life?” Continue reading “The One Question the Dalai Lama Couldn’t Answer. Can You?”
By: Laura Bennett
In the heart of Manhattan, for the last 7 years Carl Lentz and his wife Laura have been lead pastors of Hillsong Church NYC. Born out of the couple’s shared experience at Hillsong College in Sydney and a desire to church plant, the campus is now across multiple locations with over 6 services on any given Sunday. Continue reading “‘Own The Moment’ with Justin Bieber’s Pastor, Carl Lentz”