Petro Swart

Press Services International

Petro is a currently completing her masters degree in Sport Leadership at the University of Miami (Oxford, Ohio). Originating from South Africa and growing up in New Zealand has given Petro a love for all things sport and travel. Writing is Petro’s way of making sense of the world around her and expressing the words God places on her heart.

  • Hope in a hopelessness situation

    I never would have imagined that this is what my life in February 2021 would have been.

  • Healing rhythm of home

    In western culture there is a natural annual rhythm. Every December, no matter where you live or what you believe, you go home. Home to a people or a place that know your core.

  • Life Prep

    Like any good Millennial Christian, I am a regular consumer of the YouVersion Bible’s reading plans and devotionals.

  • Status: Adopted

    This last weekend my roommate and I did a crazy thing: we adopted a dog after starting our master’s degrees less than two months ago. We live in a small two-bedroom apartment that is currently missing half of the bottom few shutters on the front blinds. Thanks to said dog one fateful Thursday night.

  • Living next door to Alice

    I recently did a big, scary thing. I left my little island home and moved to a tiny town surrounded by corn fields to complete my post-graduate studies.

  • Enough

    Church language is, at its best, problematic. It is difficult to understand, almost impossible to explain, and often incorrectly interpreted.

  • I am Jonah.

    Is it a push or a pull? One of the biggest questions I have ever been asked.

  • Choose joy – hit snooze

    I am extraordinarily late to the bandwagon, but I recently discovered something revolutionary – the snooze button.

  • Breathe. Don’t miss it.

    Breathe. Don’t miss it.

  • Convenient cross

    The Microwave Generation is sadly the reality we are living in, flavoured with entitlement, self-satisfaction and impatience. I think we can all freely admit that we have all bought into the culture of instant satisfaction.