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One of the best ways to recover from grief and loss is to take your memories and turn them into motivators, then reach out in love to others who are hurting. Jesus was never too busy to show compassion to hurting people. After Ray and Judy Williamson’s son David was killed in a fall, Ray said: ‘...

Adam lived in a perfect place and had a perfect job - the one God gave him. It doesn’t get much better than that. But something was missing from his life, and he felt lonely. God recognised Adam’s need for companionship and He met that need. God didn’t leave Adam to sort things out for himself...

In Genesis, God created a perfect world. After making each thing, He took a step back and saw that it was good. There was only one thing that He wasn’t completely happy with: ‘It is not good for the man to be alone’ (Genesis 2:18 NIV). So God’s solution to the problem was to ‘make a helper...

Church leadership. Something you feel God is calling you to right now? Something that seems like a possibility in the future? Something you’ve never even thought about? Whichever category you fall into, it’s important to know what the Bible says about how to be a great church leader. Even if you...

How involved are you in your church? Some of us turn up on Sundays and that’s it. Others serve in every ministry area until they burn out. Neither is healthy. We are all called to serve others, and part of that service is within the church. God has given us all gifts and skills to use. In 1...

Pastor, Minister, Vicar, Leader – whatever we call them, they can have a tough time. We expect them to be everything in the church. The teacher, the pastor, the evangelist…there’s a lot for them to do. God has called them into this position and has given them the gifts and strength they need to...

‘I didn’t like any of the songs today’; ‘I didn’t get anything from the talk’; ‘The singers were out of tune’; ‘None of my friends were around’; ‘The coffee was awful’…. How many times have you arrived home from church and had thoughts like these? We all fall into the trap at some point. And...

Ever heard the phrase: the church is the people, not the building? Well if it’s the people (in other words, us), then we need to make sure that we’re working together for the church to be effective. As the church, our responsibilities are to evangelise sinners and equip saints. Basically, to...

We can all probably think of a time when we’ve been let down by someone. When people have failed to keep their promises to us. It hurts and we’re disappointed. But when God promises something, He will fulfil it. Sometimes we’ve got to do something before His promises are fulfilled in our lives....

Everyone has different ways of coping with things. When life becomes overwhelming and we feel out of control, our natural response is to want to try and take control back. Or when we’re feeling hurt beyond what we feel we can bear, we can try and make the pain go away ourselves. We can try and...