As we move into September the ninth month of the year it is a time for new startsespecially for children and young people. The holidays are over and the summerweather has nearly passed. Some of us are re-energised after the holidays away. It’stime for something new. What does God say about new starts? Isaiah 43:18–19 […]
As the U.K. celebrates the coronation of its 62nd King, King Charles III, I am reminded of how our heavenly King starkly differs from earthly kings. The institution of kingship, or monarchy, has existed in various forms throughout human history and across different cultures. Before Saul Israel had no king, however, all the nations around […]
Jesus’ death was not a tragedy but a triumph, a victory over sin and death that opened the door to new life for all. This new life is a free gift, offered to us through faith in Jesus. It is not just a future hope but a present reality, it transforms us into new creations […]
For a lot of Christians, Holy Week (which is also known as Easter Week) is a sacred week in the church year. It starts with Palm Sunday when Jesus enters the city of Jerusalem and leads us through the Last Supper, His crucifixion, and ends on Easter Sunday with His resurrection. The week gives us […]
Love has often been reduced to an emotional high, likened to the waves of the sea that comes and goes, or words in a Hallmark card. But the kind of love that God created and demonstrated is a costly one because it involves sacrifice and presence.
As we celebrate this Christmas with our friends and loved ones, remember that God cares about those who have no influence, status, or reputation; the social outcasts, forgotten and rejected. As He chooses to reveal his mystery to shepherds, may we be the mystery through whom His love is revealed this Christmas.
There are 12 days to Christmas, and beyond the festivities, this is a time to reflect on why Christmas is celebrated in the first place: to remember the birth of Jesus. We’ll be sharing a quote daily that captures the essence of the season.