It’s the time of the year to praise God for the highs, petition His grace to deal with the lows, and put your faith in Him for the go’s of a new year!
When a person speaks, there is a unique quality to the sound he or she makes, known as ‘timbre’. In the same way young Samuel in the Bible did, we can learn to distinguish the timbre of God’s voice from the myriad of sounds that surround us each day.
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?