Category Archives: Christianity

In His Steps- Charles M Sheldon

What would Jesus do? The event of a young man asking help from the church community, receiving none, and subsequently dying, makes the pastor of a church rethink what it means to be a Christian. He realises that if he … Continue reading

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Hidden Sorrow, Lasting Joy- Anneke Companjen

The forgotten women of the persecuted church Vietnam: Hanh Ly was allowed to see her husband for 15 minutes a month, that is – if she was lucky. The prison authorities did their best to make anyone visiting their family … Continue reading

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Somebody lost a someone just now

“Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow.” Psalm 144:4 He was a father, a husband, a friend. She was a sister, a believer, a soul mate. I hold the dead little sparrow that had … Continue reading

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Deliver us from Evil- Ravi Zacharias

Deliver us from Evil- Ravi Zacharias I literally picked up the book by its cover, which displays the famous painting by Edvard Munch entitled “Scream”. Why is there so much evil in this world? Is God at fault? I was … Continue reading

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It’s my turn – Ruth Bell Graham

I picked up this book out of curiosity. I wondered what this famous preacher’s wife said about managing a home of 5 children mostly on her own, while her husband was travelling the world. I expected serious, deep theological advice, … Continue reading

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Guilty and Charged

I completely realized that what I had done was wrong. I would have felt better if I hadn’t. It would have felt good to justify myself and blame the other person. But didn’t want to. I felt remorseful, pained and … Continue reading

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I wonder if you’re hurting tonight.

“not all scars show, not all wounds heal, sometimes you can’t see the pain, that someone feels.” – anon I couldn’t stand another story of miraculous healing, cured illness or transformed relationship. While those seemed to happen in other’s lives, … Continue reading

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