The Church in the Last Days Part 2 – Gregory Brown (Bible.org)

The Church in the Last Days – Part 2 of 4 Originally from – https://bible.org/seriespage/8-church-last-days-2-timothy-31-9 Part 2 In the Last Days, the Church Will Be Full of False Believers For people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, savage, opposed to […]

The Church in the Last Days – Gregory Brown (Bible.org)

The Church in the Last Days – Part 1 of 4 Originally from – https://bible.org/seriespage/8-church-last-days-2-timothy-31-9 What are the characteristics of the church in the last days? In 2 Timothy, one of the major themes is suffering for Christ. Paul is in prison for his faith, awaiting a death sentence, and he calls Timothy to suffer […]

The Christian believer’s response to crisis in the world

By Rika Roeland[1] Abstract: The world is currently engulfed in crises: dangerous illnesses, disastrous natural events, and hostile political environments. Jesus warned that these crises will take place[2] and that they will increase in intensity[3]. In 1948, C.S. Lewis questioned how to live in an atomic age (Hooper, 1986:1). Similarly, Christians are currently questioning how to live […]

The Gift of Sunflowers – Past Carina Martin

🌻🌻AUGUST – The gift of sunflowers.🌻🌻 Anxious, overwhelmed, exhausted, mentally and emotionally drained. These have become the words that I started to hear more and more and even use myself. Daily we are confronted by traumatic news – loved ones dying, riots, looting, violence, hopelessness.  When will this all stop?  The question, so many of […]

Our current challenges and Empathetic listening.

Empathic Listening Considering our increased exposure to traumatic events, uncertainty, and challenges people face, empathy must become a foundational skill in our dealings with people. Both empathic listening and empathic responding are essential concepts and skills. However, there is so much confusion in the psychological literature as to what empathy means. Empathy can be seen […]

A Counsellor’s Prayer

A Counsellor’s Prayer In our walk with God, prayer is one of the essential tools. For more than two thousand years, prayer has taken many forms, such as praying in tongues, praying with our breath, praying for healing, thanksgiving or salvation, and others. In a clinical environment, however, prayers are often used as a coping […]

A WORD OF HOPE AND ENCOURAGEMENT – 17 JUNE 2021

A WORD OF HOPE AND ENCOURAGEMENT – 17 JUNE 2021 I want to share something with you today that I hope will bless and encourage you. For the last month, this was my lifeline. At the moment, we all or at least most of us, see and experience the hurt, pain and trauma people face […]

Perfect Love – Past. Marie-Lou Els

1 John 4:18 “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.” Who knows the story of St. Valentine? He was a clergyman in the Roman empire who ministered to persecuted Christian. He was imprisoned, […]

Are you reading a sin story or a Love story? – Past. Jack Martin

Originally from https://mentalhealthgracealliance.org/christian-mental-health-and-mental-illness/2020/9/24/is-depression-a-sin-no Many times, in my Biblical counselling office, I have this question asked. Is depression or anxiety a sin? I believe the question is based on a profound misunderstanding of who God is. As I look throughout the Bible, I find a beautiful narrative of a relational and present God, full of love […]

Why are we so Cynical?

WHY ARE WE SO CYNICAL? Ps Ronèl Oberholzer (Some comments and applications on the thoughts expressed In Jenny Allen’s book: Get out of your head) One of the most observed results from the recent pandemic has been an attitude of cynicism. The Oxford dictionary lists similar words to be the following: scepticism, doubt, distrust, mistrust, […]