Living Hope

Living Hope

Living Hope Introduction Many of us like to make New Year’s resolutions. Things we hope to achieve in the coming year. ‘Hope’ is something we speak about all the time. But we must realise that the Christian hope that we will focus on today is not same as the desires...
Mary’s Song

Mary’s Song

Mary’s Song Introduction For weeks now the shops have been decorated for Christmas and Christmas music fills the air. So we hear of Rudolph and silver bells and ‘chestnuts roasting on an open fire’ as we shop. Yet the first Christmas song is rarely mentioned and...
JOSEPH: Lessons for Life and Leadership

JOSEPH: Lessons for Life and Leadership

JOSEPH: Lessons for Life and Leadership Author: Chris Pilt, Sunshine Regional Board This term, as we’ve studied the final chapters of our Genesis study, I’m thinking upon the life lessons and leadership qualities of Joseph. He sets a good example! In Genesis 37-50, we...
Faith in Action

Faith in Action

Faith in Action Introduction In the last devotion we looked at Hebrews chapter 11. Now we see the word ‘Therefore’ is used to connect chapter 11 with chapter 12 of Hebrews. Chapter 11 tells about those who have gone before; they have finished the race. Their stories...
True Faith

True Faith

True Faith Introduction The book of Hebrews was originally written to 1st century Jewish Christians who were in danger of drifting away from Christ. They were tempted to go back to their familiar Jewish practices. So the writer tells them about the superiority of...
Bond magazine Autumn 2021: How has God been working lately in CWCI Australia?

Bond magazine Autumn 2021: How has God been working lately in CWCI Australia?

Check out our latest stories and news from around Australia as we celebrate 50 years of Safari Ministry in 2021!  In Autumn Bond 2021:  — A time to celebrate — Worldwide creativity in Covid! — Let’s fly again — It all started with a Safari visit — One life live,...
What does God want me to be doing?

What does God want me to be doing?

How have you been feeling this year? I’ve been wondering how you are all feeling? We have been living in very uncertain times. At times, we may have been afraid almost to leave our homes. Even now, we are very cautious when out and about. Physical contact is still...
A new thing!

A new thing!

Good, new things — prepared by God! “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” — Isaiah 43:19 In 2020 we are definitely living in ‘new’ times. The word ‘new’ can bring a...
No abacus in agony

No abacus in agony

Peace be with you! As the elderly shopkeeper turned to add up the amount of my fruit and vegetable purchase, I was surprised to see him deftly using an abacus to make the necessary calculations. His shop was actually a small truck with a makeshift shade cloth extended...