God's word in today's world


Fuel for your actions

What drives your actions? Why do you do things for others? Think about this for a bit. When no one can see you, will you still pick up the piece of paper on the ground? There where no one sees you, will you still pick that poor neglected being and live Jesus’ love? When you’re […]

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Is it possible to laugh in all circumstances?

When you make a choice for God, his Spirit moves in, bringing about a major change in your life of which joy probably is the most significant. That is what Paul said about the new Christians in Thessalonica: 6Although great trouble accompanied the Word, you were able to take great joy from the Holy Spirit! […]

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Saying thank you protects me

During prayer, it is firstly not about me. Even less is prayer a shopping list where I only tell God what I want. No, God is at the centre of my prayer. Payer is the place where I become less and God more. In prayer, I get off the chair and allow God to take […]

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A coat against the cold

Jakkie writes from Namibia: The previous Crossroad message reminded me of a day shortly after I opened my shop. It was a Tuesday, mid-way through the month, sales had been pathetic and I was feeling very low. Then I got a call from a guy and immediately realized that he wanted something from me. Although […]

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Out of gratitude

Philippians 4:10-20 While I was away travelling I forced myself to go to the nearest gym, because otherwise I would’ve taken a few extra kilos home and it’s becoming more and more difficult to get rid of them. I walked into the gym, apparently one of the top gyms in the country, but I didn’t […]

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More than random acts of kindness

Our deeds are pointed out to us more or less every day. We repeatedly hear that we must do good to others. And most of us want to do good to others. But it’s not always that easy with life rushing by. We struggle to leave things to first go and attend to someone else’s […]

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