Embarking on a discovery journey requires courage and a hunger for more. Deepening my theology encompasses a hunger, desire, and quest for more. It requires introspection, a thirst for understanding, and a willingness to explore the mysteries of my belief and faith in God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit. To unlock ... Read more

The Bible paints a vivid picture of God’s boundless mercy as echoed in the following verses: Ephesians 2:4-5 – “But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ — by grace you have ... Read more

In recent years, South Africa has witnessed a concerning surge in mental health issues, and the consequences are profound for the younger generation.  It threatens their well-being, development, and God-given purpose in life. As educators and parents, it is our privilege to raise children, but how do we help them when the odds seem stacked ... Read more

St. Augustine, the ancient church father, in his enduring work Confessions, renders  these words beautifully to our God: “You stir man to take pleasure in praising you, because you have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”   How rich and how profound is that truth. That our ... Read more

Recently I experienced a horrendous event. One Friday evening a friend of mine contacted me at around 20:30 to say his wife had not come home. She was expected home 3 hours earlier. No one could get hold of her. Of course, the mind wanders to the worse case scenarios. Fact: She has not come ... Read more

What is the difference between True North and Magnetic North? True north (or geographical north)is constant, never shifting. However, magnetic north is the direction towards the north magnetic pole. It is called a wandering point and is constantly changing. Most compasses point towards Earth’s north magnetic pole, usually in a different place to the north ... Read more

According to market researchers, “Mintel”,  2023 has been named the year of hyper-fatigue. Every time I tell people this, there is a resounding sigh of agreement – people are tired. Tired from the ripple effects of COVID-19, lockdown, the constantly increasing financial pressures, load-shedding, never-ending admin lists and daily struggles and strains of everyday life.  Across ... Read more

Over the last year or so, I’ve been deeply considering the idea of living out the life that Jesus promised in Matthew 28:11 through “putting on” the practices of Jesus. A practice, or spiritual discipline as it has also been called, is simply a regular habit that Jesus modelled throughout his life.  When observing the ... Read more

Throughout scripture, we see God’s greatest desire is for relationship with you and me. Not a relationship based on obligation, or tradition but a truly intimate and authentic relationship. This desire reveals the heart of God towards us, one of desire, pursuit, delight, love and purpose. In a world that is starving for authentic intimate ... Read more

Someone once said that “happiness depends on happenings.” If this is true, no wonder many spend their lives chasing after happenings and living in FOMO  (fear of missing out) if they miss an event. Happenings, however, tend to become anxiety-easing drug fixes because the problem with chasing after these moments is that the fix is fleeting. ... Read more