Gluttony is an issue of the heart, not of the stomach. How about putting Jesus back on the throne regarding your eating habits?
What if the blessing you so desired turns out to have a deadly bite? It could be that you’ve grabbed the good thing God gave you by the wrong end!
Self-harm and specifically cutting is a disturbing tendency – a growing addiction. Through caring counsellors God touches shattered lives and restores broken people to wholeness. Stories that spill from healing hearts are shared to bring hope to those suffering, and ultimately to glorify God.
A heartfelt letter to Father God expressing our church family’s gratitude and adoration for the magnificent gift of Jesus – Light of our lives, Joy of our hearts, Hope of our world!
Prayer evokes a wide range of responses, from seeing it as an opportunity to commune with God and spending time in solitude, to simply fulfilling a spiritual obligation or acquiring heavenly insurance. It really boils down to a subjective experience of an objective reality – talking to the living God! So what’s it to you?
If we seek Jesus with earnest hearts, we might be amazed at how He draws near when we reach out to Him. Anèst du Plessis, personal assistant at HCC, shares her very real encounter with Jesus after surgery.
Life and its complexities often don’t make sense until we go back to the basics. Out of all the places in which God could’ve put the first humans, He chose a garden. Many valuable life lessons can be learnt from horticulture, and spending time in a beautiful garden brings healing to body and soul.
We know what childlike faith and childlike joy is, but could we also cultivate the same kind of genuine concern for all people to know Jesus?
Should our attitude towards life be that of a lion, fierce and brave and ready to defend what is ours, or should we rather be like lambs, vulnerable and dependent? Perhaps the answer lies in both.
Nobody likes to be labelled or put in a box. Our battles are waged and won in the mind. Our actions are a product of our emotions, and our emotions are a product of our thoughts. By renewing our minds with God’s excellent truths, we can overcome every limitation and break out of the box.