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When talking about church, Soul Survivor’s leader Mike Pilavachi once said, ‘It’s neat and tidy in the graveyard, but it’s messy in the nursery.’ Despite the chaos, there’s no doubt that there’s plenty of life in a nursery. So whether your church makes...

 
‘The church is full of hypocrites. I stuck it out for longer than I wanted, but there was still no change so I left them to it. Besides, it’s your relationship with God that counts.’
 
It’s true that, ultimately, your relationship...

Relationships bring us joy, but they also require effort. Done properly, our ability to communicate is one of the ways God made us to reflect Him.
Heck, even if you believe God’s called you to be a recluse in the far reaches of the world, getting there will require interacting with...

First off, ask yourself: what do I mean “hear from God”? Do I want guidance? A sense of intimacy with Him? Reassurance that He’s there? What would you give someone who asked you about one of these? Look around you and see if you can spot God’s answers for these in your...

Church prayer meetings can be intimidating places. Some people sound like they’re reciting Shakespeare, others like they’re giving a theology lecture. When you compare your prayers, it can make you feel like you’re not up to the mark, so you may as well keep schtum and pray...

From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible is God’s love letter to you. It’s not here one week, gone the next. People who say the three magic words ‘I love you,’ then fail to live up to it can make us think that God’s wired the same way. Because we live among people who...

The disciples had missed it again. They’d clocked up a few miles with Jesus, they had front row seats of Jesus’ ministry and they’d seen some amazing miracles. They were feeling pretty good about themselves, and why shouldn’t they? They’d made some big sacrifices...

No matter what you think of the songs in the Top 40, it’s no mean feat to get a song in to the charts. But it’s when artists get there on a regular basis that they go from ‘one-play’ to Coldplay. Lasting success over a period of time obviously requires more than one...

James, who wasn’t known for mincing his words, tells it like it is: ‘A tiny spark can set a great forest on fire. And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body. It can set your whole life on fire, for it is set on fire by hell...

 
The thief on the cross became a Christian with his dying breath. If there is no age limit to salvation, and God will literally pull you into heaven with your last living minute, why not wait? Enjoy a few more years living it up in sin, getting some cheap thrills whilst you can, (you...