Elise Pappas

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Elise Pappas is a Pastor and together with her husband pastor a church on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. They have a son, Jonathan and a daughter, Sophie. Elise is a former clinical drug trial research coordinator and business owner. She writes about life and ministry experiences.

  • So, why repent?

    At the age of 21 I walked back into church, answered an altar call and rededicated my life to Christ. In a moment I felt peace and joy and that one decision changed the course of my life.

  • I have had enough

    These are four pretty powerful words and perhaps one of the greatest statements of faith we can have. ‘I have had enough’ or ‘I am not settling for this any longer’.

  • Family Matters

    David writes in Psalm Chapter 68, verse 6 — God sets the lonely in families.

  • What is being revealed?

    A person who has set out digging for gold doesn’t give up the first time they don’t find it. No, they keep digging because they know it’s there...somewhere. 

  • Look for the good

    One of my red long stem roses was coming into bloom. It had recently grown to a new height, and because we didn’t have any blinds in our living room we could watch it grow from our living room window.

  • Hope in the life of every child

    Imagine every single vulnerable child in primary school being mentored by an adult every week during the school term for one hour. Imagine being able to prepare children at a young age so you don’t have to repair them later. Imagine being that constant person in a young child’s life week in, week out and the purpose it would give you.

  • 10-Years Married

    10 years ago, this month my husband and I stood at the altar and said I do. The following day we flew out of Australia to our honeymoon destination. Everything about our honeymoon was a complete surprise, my husband had organised it all. The only details I was aware of where what to pack and that we could be out of the country for three weeks… a three-week surprise holiday organised entirely by my husband, spoilt – I know!

  • Finding God  

    Author and speaker, Joyce Meyer, tells of this story she heard many years ago—It is a story of three demons who were graduating from their course on how to deceive people in the world and prevent them from knowing God.

  • The Cross you carry

    Many faith believers wear cross necklaces, the cross of course being a symbol of Christianity. But being a Christian is a lot more than a symbolic act – it is a lifestyle we choose to lead.

  • The Art of Passive Aggression

    We all know that our words have impact. That ours words bring life, or they bring death. We either use them to build people up or we use them to tear people down