One of the most challenging pieces of advice in the Bible is when the Apostle Paul writes:
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thess 5:18, NIV).
By: Laura Bennett
Ask anyone who’s walked the Christian walk for a while about how to have longevity in your faith, and invariably, maintaining closeness to God will come up.
By: Tara Brown
So you finally worked up the courage to share your faith with a group of friends, and BOOM — there was that one friend who decided to be rude…
By: Anne Rinaudo
It is easy to love the people who accept our love and to care for those grateful to be helped. Does our call to love our neighbour really include the gruff and ungrateful, the people who have been removed from society for criminal acts?
Above: Photo by Sheridan Voysey
By: Sheridan Voysey
Some days I wonder why I am a Christian. In a secular age, it isn’t great for your career (as someone told me last week, “Admitting you’re a Christian in my circles is professional suicide”). In some countries, claiming the faith can literally sign your death sentence. And there are so many alternatives in the religious marketplace now.
By: Akos Balogh
Christians are increasingly marginalised by a society growing suspicious of our views (especially our views on sexuality). In response, Christians should be ready to ‘lose well’, whenever we face such opposition.