God's word in today's world

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What Connie says and does

17… help you in every good thing you say and do (Living Bible). For me, Connie is a wonderful example of what one should say and do: I really try to witness for God here at work. Just as I am, in all my weakness, but guided by his wonderful Holy Spirit that lives and […]

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Glory for Jesus and for me

I’m still thinking about verse 12 … I learned a lot from the story about Abraham who became a broom manager. There are two kinds of people with different views of people who suffer. One kind, like the biltong chewer, see people like Abraham as a burden that has to disappear as quickly as possible […]

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Professional Christians

One of the best mountain bike teams in the world stayed in our house for some time while practicing for the Cape Epic mountain bike tour. I was simply astounded by all that I saw in the garage. Against one wall, wheels stood stacked together. Then there was a special table filled with tools. Boxes […]

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Thank you for what you do?

Paul is very excited about the people of Thessalonica. The message of the risen Jesus Christ entered their hearts. Their lives changed significantly and this was apparent in the way they acted. That is why Paul starts his letter by thanking them profusely: 2Every time we think of you, we thank God for you. Paul […]

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Pictures from the heart

People don’t always realise that the way they act reflects what is going on inside their hearts. Your actions are linked directly to your heart. You act the way your heart tells you to. True, people often act in the right way because their head tells them it’s the right thing to do. But sometimes, […]

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Coffee for Christmas

Phew, we are coming to the end of the year and here we have the last Crossroad for the year. Although 2016 was a busy one with more than its share of challenges, lots of good news also came our way. Some time ago we told the story of a coffee shop in Europe where […]

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The time is right

Click here to go to the Scripture: 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Don’t you think that it is funny how we always want to start new things on a Monday? What’s so magical about Monday? When you struggle to get into your new pair of pants the writing is on the wall, in bold letters: You have […]

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A letter from me

Click here to go to the Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:1-3 Hi you I’ve been so busy recently that I never got around to writing to you. I have to drive the children to their sports activities, then to all those extra classes and in the evenings I have to check their homework. Sometimes it feels […]

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Actions aligned with words

Click here to go to the Scripture: 2 Corinthians 1:12-22 20Whatever God has promised gets stamped with the Yes of Jesus. In him, this is what we preach and pray, the great Amen, God’s Yes and our Yes together, gloriously evident. A boaster is quickly caught out. He is soon recognised as someone who talks […]

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