Tag Archive: #Faith

7 Things to Look for in a Partner

We have many choices to make in life: Subjects to study Career to choose Money priorities Values to live by, and The kind of person I would like to spend the rest of… Continue reading

Sudden Bereavement: Experience and Reflection

The following is a presentation written around 1982 as a part of Robert’s theological study, and was written with a view to being of assistance to those wanting to help the bereaved. Robert… Continue reading

The Assurance of Salvation

Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus… Continue reading

The Gift of Gifts

It is not so far from Christmas that we can’t talk about gifts. One grandmother was surprised at her grandson’s disappointment with his gifts one Christmas. He explained, ‘When you asked whether I… Continue reading

Being Good News People

When I was pastoring a Presbyterian church in Los Angeles some years ago I came across a lady called Alice. Alice was a woman in her fifties who had had enough bad news.… Continue reading

Dealing With Stress Like Jesus Did

Stress is a major issue in our times. It is a measure of our adaptability. Stress demands that we cope with what has arisen. It is seen in the business man running late… Continue reading

The Tree of Life

Romans 5: 1-5 is for some like going into a Haighs Chocolate Shop. You don’t know where to start. For some, without getting  gender specific, it will be like going to a new… Continue reading

Peace in the Age of Anxiety

There was a survey taken back in the 1940s which asked people to rate what they thought were the top seven problems of society. The results were: People talking too much (a criticism… Continue reading

Ash Wednesday – 1983

Temptation is a word used about once a week across Australia. It is used by the 3 million Christians when they recite the third petition of the Lord’s Prayer. Apart from that, I… Continue reading

Leading – Suffering – Growing

Do you remember what it was like last time you went on holiday? For young people it is important to take CDs, iPods, phone chargers, or reading material. For parents it is important… Continue reading