Do We Need Another Parachurch Organisation?

Do We Need Another Parachurch Organisation?

I was chatting with a friend the other day and he mentioned that his church struggles with finding young adults to become youth leaders.

  • No-go areas for the clergy

    There are no-go areas for journalists when interviewing a celebrity and this raised my antenna as to what might be some of the no-go areas when interviewing ministers and missionaries and / or in mutual conversation.

  • Understanding Jonah

    Jonah stands out amongst the minor prophetic books.

  • Into the woods

    Into the Woods was my first introduction to the works of Stephen Sondheim. If you grew up reading the fairy-tale stories from the Brothers Grimm, you would know the stories that Into the Woods covers – Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood.

  • Awaken leadership

    Just this month my husband and I have started an exciting new ministry called Awaken Leadership. It is an online platform which includes articles that we have written and information surrounding my new book Promise Keeper.

  • Count it all joy

    I was on my way home from work one evening when my girlfriend called me on my cell. I happily answered and just from the sound of her “hello”, I knew she was not well.

  • Who Should Act Right First?

    The husband or the wife? The short answer is both. However, we tend to point the finger at the other person. We may even use the Bible to solidify our position

  • Y.O.L.O.

    I recently saw a post that asked, “What line do you use before making a bad decision?” And I instantly thought “YOLO!” You only live once so why not?

  • Penalty Rates – what of Ministers

    This affects all church goers. There are quite a few of us, in the millions in Australia alone. In some places, Church building are being sold due to a lack of parishioners.

  • Climate Change and Religion

    The arguments have been out there for years now  -  I am doubtful now whether I could even explain what Climate Change is  -  as my feeble attempt would have both sides of the fence down on me like a ton of bricks. 

  • What is the role of the church? Part 2

    Every entity has a purpose. The church is no different, the reason we are not zapped into heaven once we submit our lives to Jesus Christ is because we have a job to do, a role to play, a mission to fulfill.

  • I’m not okay (pt. 2)

    Hello, November! It may seem strange to you, but I cannot believe that we’ve found ourselves this close to celebrating my favourite time of the year, Christmas.