Why do people walk away from the faith?

They had been fishing all the afternoon, now they are seated before the fire-place at the camp. They were close friends. After a bit of silence, he said to his pastor: "Life has not been what I had dreamed it would be. I have never reached the goal that I set my heart upon in [...]

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Be not afraid

We all have them. For some of us they are more obvious than others. The fear of closed spaces or of being in a large group of people, public speaking or FOMO (Fear of missing out) Fear is something that can hold us back from many things in life. How is fear holding you back [...]

Your Father knows…

“…For your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him” ~Matthew 6:8 NKJV The way we approach God and relate with Him, has massive effects on the way we receive from Him, or our expectations of Him. If we believe God is harsh, cruel and angry with us, then we will [...]

Why do we run? (and hide)

After over a decade of walking with God, in a relationship, of various degrees and closeness levels, I have come to see a few things in me, habits let’s call them, when it comes to certain issues. When life is good and I am able to make good and healthy choices, I rejoice with God [...]

The New ‘Normal’

  What is normal? Is being normal good or is it a bad thing? Normal is defined as conforming to a standard. To being usual, typical or doing what is expected of you. Some synonyms for ‘normal’ are common, ordinary, customary, conventional, habitual, fixed or traditional. These things sound good, right? If you followed the [...]

Why friendship is important

Many of us believe that we can get through this life by being lone rangers, and not letting people get close to us. There is wisdom in this, most definitely. Even Jesus did not entrust His heart to all people, because he knew what was truly in their hearts. (John 2:24) Relationships, specifically friendships, are [...]