The pattern of Christ is suffering and then glory; humility before exaltation. As his people we can enter into that pattern. This means our call to humility is raised to a glorious sharing in his humilityóa humility we share toward one another.
Conflict between people who love each other and who live in relationship with each other is inevitable. How do Christians overcome these inevitable conflicts in a God-honouring way? We do so, according to 1 Peter 4:8, by continuing to love one another earnestly.
Recently, a church member took me fishing on a Saturday morning. At one point, I was not as careful while casting as I should have been, and I suddenly found my line in an incredible mess. As I was trying to untangle it, my friend
Recently, we as a congregation, had the privilege to corporately appoint a fourth man, Edwin Steytler, to the eldership of Brackenhurst Baptist Church. Having observed his life, home and ministry over his years as a church member, and particularly over the period of a year