God's word in today's world


Persist, endure, keep on

In between the greetings Paul recalls a name: Archippus. But Paul doesn’t send him greetings. No, he encourages Archippus to live his calling to the full and to take it seriously right to the end: 17And, oh, yes, tell Archippus, “Do your best in the job you received from the Master. Do your very best.” […]

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Mercy rain

2018, here we go! I pray that you will have a prosperous new year. Yes, pray, because we cannot tackle it without God. I pray that God will bless you with peace, joy, prosperity and lots of laughs. May He also bless you with strength and wisdom to get through the hard times. We spent […]

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The pictures we make

Right at the start of his letter to the people of Colossae Paul expressed his amazement. He takes his hat off to this group of young Christians who after hearing the Gospel felt compelled to grab hold of it, to believe in a living God. And they kept holding on. Against all the odds stacked […]

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Meaningful time

Ephesians 5:6-18 At one stage I watched movies so often it seemed I was afraid they would go out of fashion. Any movie. Didn’t matter how old or how bad, every evening found me in front of the TV. And my problem was I couldn’t stop halfway. And by the time the movie actually ended […]

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Love is…

Scripture Ephesians 5:1-5 One morning I decided to intercede for those people who send prayer requests to me. There are 52. I was deeply moved by all the hurt and need out there. Now I know why the intercessors say they sometimes start crying while putting people and their suffering before the Lord. From the […]

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