God's word in today's world


Practise for serving and service

We often allow ourselves to become side-tracked. We get caught up in stories and issues that have nothing to do with our salvation. We waste out energy on issues that have no solution. Worst of all is that at the end of the day, we have no strength or time left to get where we […]

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Do kind deeds

I’m writing this on a beautiful farm in the Gobabis district. It’s just after 3 am and I’m wide awake. Probably last night’s meat keeping me up. Hereabouts they only eat meat. For veggies, they braai chicken, and for salad, pork, but you won’t find these two on too many menus. A good friend invited […]

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A plan to share love

Boats (not his real name) from the Boland told me this story: My daughter fell ill with a really bad virus and struggled to get well again. It was really exhausting and financially I struggled too, because the car broke down more than once and so it went on. It was a really bad time […]

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To overflow with love

How strong is your love for other people? Do you really care for people who suffer? Are you anxious about the people around you who are on a direct road to damnation? Do you feel nauseous when you know for sure that the people close to you still do not have a relationship with God? […]

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Like a pole above water

People often ask me if I would be a referee on their CVs. For some I do it with pleasure, for others with some hesitance, because you have to be honest when someone calls you asking you to give a reference for the person. When someone enquires about someone who didn’t really pull their weight, […]

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Family ducking the curve balls

Philippians 4:21-23 Sometimes you feel alone. Sometimes you feel you won’t make it. Sometimes the black dog creeps closer to your front door and you wonder what life is about. No, I don’t want to exaggerate, but sometimes you simply don’t feel good and you start wondering about the meaning of life… Maybe you’re not […]

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