When I was a young pastor, I assumed that the Gospels were the easiest places to preach from. How wrong I was! The Gospels can present quite a challenge, and the text before us is one such example. I have found this to one of
The apostle Paul tells us that we should learn from the bad example of Israel (1 Corinthians 10:1–12). We should be sobered in the light of Israel’s unfaithfulness and her subsequent judgement at the hands of God. The church, as the steward of God’s gospel,
As I write these words, millions of South Africans are celebrating South Africa’s recent victory in the rugby World Cup final against England. The build-up to the final was euphoric. At least one news article went over the top, claiming that “a Springbok victory would
Recently, our eldest daughter, our son-in-law, and their three children moved to Washington DC for a brief time. Their youngest son, Tyler, almost four years old, was looking forward to “going to America.” It became clear, however, that his understanding of “America”was all that clear.