DEVOTION: Reading Books Can Be Dangerous

Acts 8:26-40 Do you like reading books? I hope you do. But if you do, has anyone ever told you that reading books can be dangerous? Well, obviously, in the past, people have got themselves into trouble because they’ve tried to read the wrong books—books that have been...

DEVOTION: Judging Others

Luke 6: 36-42 One of the hardest lessons in life must be learning not to judge others; not to look down on others because they don’t meet our particular standards. Because, whether it’s people who have hurt us personally, whether it’s because we can’t agree with other...

DEVOTION: Commissioning in the Church

Luke 10:1-20 Whenever something significant happens in life, we seem to have a ceremony to go with it. When children are born, we have naming ceremonies. When two people decide to live together, we have weddings or other forms of commitment. And when people die,...

DEVOTION: Getting the Balance Right

Ecclesiastes 3:1-14 I don’t really need to tell you, but life is not always easy. Life can be a real struggle, and for many, life can be a time of great sadness too. However, having said that, life can also be a time of great joy too. Indeed, there can be the fun,...

QUESTION: Sacrifice—a Loss or an Opportunity?

When we pay compensation for what we—or our church has done—do we see it as a great loss or do we look at the matter as a great opportunity? After all, it can be good to get rid of the clutter of the past. And when we do that, it’s amazing how often new opportunities...

QUESTION: How Much are we Prepared to Pay?

When we make a mistake—or the church we belong to makes a mistake—we can be sorry, but are we prepared to pay for what we have done? And if we are, how much are we prepared to pay? Nothing? A small amount? Or, the appropriate amount to compensate for what we have...

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