God has a Purpose in your Disappointments

‘Hope delayed makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is the tree of life.’ Proverbs 13:12 Who hasn’t been disappointed? You miss out on the position or promotion. The invitation you expected never arrives. Every day of the tropical holiday you saved for is raining. The pain of relationship breakdown is too much. The doctor … Read more

Why “Come, Lord Jesus” Needs to be Cried Today

"Come, Lord Jesus"

Sometimes words echo throughout history. Followers of Jesus have repeatedly cried out “Come, Lord Jesus.” It has been a consistent refrain. But it’s not one I hear often as I survey Australian Christianity today. However this short phrase is one of the most significant things we can ever say. The oppressed know the cry “Come, … Read more

Depression – The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned From My Experience

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues.  Approximately 1 out of every 6 people will experience depression at some point in their life.  Often the results are significant and, in the extreme, may lead toward suicide.  It would be good if Christians were immune to experiencing depression but we are not.  I know … Read more