A chance encounter with a kind man brought Justin Bone back to church . . . and to God. But what is the church really? And what should our expectations of church be?
Jesus prayed that His followers would “be one”, but His vision of unity is not about suppressing your talents and personality. No, He wants to see you achieve your unique potential.
The buzz of a coffee machine, the chopping of vegies and open conversations about life’s struggles. It’s not church as you know it, but it reaches the neediest people in society.
As levels of loneliness climb to epidemic levels, is it time to take a second look at an ancient institution?
Are today’s young binge drinkers rejecting an evidence-based treatment?
Churches are changing and it’s easy to be blinded by the razzle-dazzle of slick marketing. How do you find the church God is calling you to?
The debate over Jesus’ identity has raged for centuries. But the ultimate truth about Him is best experienced not intellectually, but personally.
At its best, a church community provides the warmest embrace.
What possible reason could God have for allowing a global economic meltdown?
A lot of couples are eloping these days. Is it because they don't value marriage, or because they do?
What does it take to turn an out-of-control kid into a disciplined fighting machine?
Dr Ray Roennfeldt is president of Avondale College of Higher Education, a tertiary institution owned by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in New South Wales, Australia