• Outrunning A Volcano

    3 September, 2015

    Stealth temptation descends across our thoughts at various times as we blindly (and proudly) consider ourselves immune from sin and its enticements. The invitation is to climb a punishing volcano shrouded in a mist of foolishness. The severity of the temptation is clouded and so the ascent begins.…...[read more]

  • Kissing-Off Judas ~ 5 More Reasons to Stand Firm#

    2 September, 2015

    With the noose already loose around his neck Judas kissed Jesus. To this day he adds flesh to messing-up, unfaithfulness, treachery and finally lost discipleship. Judas continues in history synonymous with the most successful bad example. I can always serve as a bad example - an aging friend would…...[read more]

  • Chasing Judas or 5 Reasons to Stand Firm?

    1 September, 2015

    Christians are having their breath choked from them. 'Fundamental faith' has been tarred with and by extremism. Sincere Christian faith is now unchangeably darkened by two scandalous black brushes ( homophobia and Islam ). Jesus' cry rings across earth to all who call upon His…...[read more]

  • Two Rows by the Sea#

    31 August, 2015

    In February this year the gruesome beheadings of 21 young Egyptian Christians in Libya presented a sober opportunity for the Gospel in Egypt, where Christians and Muslims became united in grief over the slaughter of their countrymen. Two rows of men walked the shore of the sea, On a day when…...[read more]

  • A Prime Minister's Pointed Finger#

    30 August, 2015

    Alfred Deakin was a rare person. He lived a life where each chapter began with one outstanding achievement or another. This barrister, journalist and second Australian Prime Minister was born - August 3rd, 1856. Deakin was a man described and remembered as unusually modest, indeed…...[read more]

  • 3 Ways To Stare Down Enemies

    27 August, 2015

    Israel's second king (David) knew terrifying battles since his youth. In courage he faced down giant enemies from within and without. In Psalm 27 King David unlocked a life riddled with foes. In his meeting of constant opposition David learned uncommon strategies to survive, actions…...[read more]