Stories about living the Christian Life

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The Living Hope

The Living Hope

Peter’s message was to remind them that they had been “given new birth into a living hope!”
Riders of the Storm

Riders of the Storm

Few creatures have inspired man to the same extent as the eagle. The bird rarely fails to stir the passion of anyone who has observed it soaring aloft.
The Spirit of Offense is Toxic for the Christian

The Spirit of Offense is Toxic for the Christian

As Christians, our identity is housed in Christ, not in what others think or say about us. The trouble is, what God teaches in relation to offense is almost the opposite of what society teaches.
The value of Integrity

The value of Integrity

Integrity is the only thing that doesn’t depreciate over time. Nothing takes longer to build than a godly reputation.
How do our fathers affect our view of our Heavenly Father?

How do our fathers affect our view of our Heavenly Father?

The fatherless have been adopted by the Heavenly Father, in whom we can have a childlike faith in, and cry out to as our Daddy.
If God could shout one message to His people

If God could shout one message to His people

Truth about yourself can seem elusive and even seemingly subjective when you listen to all the noise in the crowd.
The Perfection Impossibility

The Perfection Impossibility

I mess up frequently. I am sometimes stubborn. Wilful.  God has a lot of work to do in me, even after 14 years of being a Christian.
Submission is not a dirty word

Submission is not a dirty word

These days, personal freedom is prized and institutions and rules are regarded with suspicion. We’ve learned a lot about grace in the last 50 years and we’re far more sensitive to the dangers of abuse of authority and legalism
Farewell Billy Graham

Farewell Billy Graham

The news of the passing of Billy Graham reverberated around the world. Peter and I were honoured to attend the funeral of this great man who God used to bless literally millions of people with
Service and Sacrifice

Service and Sacrifice

Graduation is often an emotional time for graduates and staff alike as we, at Malyon, farewell those into whom we have poured our lives.
When you feel anxious

When you feel anxious

It’s so easy to be anxious. I know, I’ve been there many times. We think that worrying about our problems will somehow fix them.
Going against my Feelings for the Greater Good

Going against my Feelings for the Greater Good

It's not always easy to do something you don't feel like doing even if you love doing it.
Learning about Leadership from Donald Trump

Learning about Leadership from Donald Trump

With many other Aussies, I have watched with amazement the rise of Donald Trump as a politician.
Can we lose our Salvation?

Can we lose our Salvation?

While I usually try to avoid sweeping generalisations, I think it may be fair to say that nearly all Christians have wrestled with doubts before.
Mr Eternity – Arthur Stace

Mr Eternity – Arthur Stace

Eternity! The word exploded in spectacular illumination contrasting the natural beauty of Sydney harbor.  It was a profound statement to the world. That was New Year 2000, and it ushered in a new millennia.
Do I desire people’s approval more than God’s?

Do I desire people’s approval more than God’s?

Have you ever felt unappreciated? Have you felt like you put so much effort into something and do the very best that you can but you never get recognised for a job well done?
Economic Deliverance

Economic Deliverance

Economic systems are pervasive and consuming. Entrenchment in the economy of your world/nation/state will impact your worldview. Like yeast in bread, it will also invade and shape your faith.
Put down that Icy Lemonade

Put down that Icy Lemonade

There is limited time and we want to get the harvest in. We need to pray for workers to join us in Jesus’ mission of bringing in the harvest.