There are four major events in the Christian calendar: Christmas, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost. We are all familiar with Christmas, Easter and Pentecost, but the Ascension is another question. Christmas we get, Easter we get, and Pentecost we get, but the Ascension? Is that just for theologians? Does it really matter? The fact is the ascension … Continue reading The Ascension – the forgotten event
For many, this has been a challenging time, and as we come out of lockdown there are no doubt concerns and questions about how safe it is to do so, especially in view of the daily media reports and more so if it has come close to home and impacted people that we know and … Continue reading Coming out of lockdown
Easter may be past as an event, it may be celebrated but once a year, but for the Christian it's an ongoing present reality or at least it should be. Jesus died once for all. He rose again never to die or rise again. It was a unique, never to be repeated, one off event. … Continue reading Living in the resurrection
The Resurrection changes everything. When Jesus rose from the dead a new chapter in human history began, and what a chapter, a chapter that has seen millions upon millions of lives saved and transformed. It's seems fashionable to go on pilgrimage to try and discover yourself, what you believe. I was watching a program the … Continue reading Resurrection Day – a day to celebrate!
What a week that was leading up to the cross, and yet it didn't take Jesus by surprise. In the counsels of eternity the Father, Son and Holy Spirit had planned this. When the Father had said who will go for us, Jesus had responded, "I will, send me." He was born for this. Born … Continue reading Forsaken on Good Friday
Whenever something major happens, earthquakes, wars, plagues, certain planetary events, etc. there is always a temptation to run to the prophecies in scripture and claim what's happening fits and it's a sign that Jesus is coming soon, the end is nigh, so we had better get ourselves sorted out and let as many know as … Continue reading Coronavirus – is it a sign?