Don’t sweat

One day we will understand that God was painting beauty with the ashes, and that our lives have always been in His hands. Nothing in this world can separate us from His love and from His grace. Nothing can make us feel as if all is lost, unless we take our eyes off the One … More Don’t sweat

New Horizons

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. My wife and I have been talking about how often we have moved and how we are getting a bit “over it”. In fact, during our 21 years of marriage, we have moved 23 times across 4 continents. … More New Horizons

Gooi It

Strange title to this blog right? Well, it’s a combination of Afrikaans (a language that I was educated in while growing up in South Africa) and English. “Gooi” means to throw. “Gooi it” is something that my 2 sons and I say to one another every morning when I drop them off at school. It’s … More Gooi It

Count the Cost

Don’t believe anyone who tells you it’s easy to be a Christian. We are often told that all we need to do is say a little prayer and then everything will be hunky dory. Maybe that’s why so many people are disillusioned by Christianity. We want to “give it a go” because of all that … More Count the Cost

New Adventure

“You may never know what results come from your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results at all.” The old saying, “Change is as good as a holiday” is so true. Holidays are awesome because we tend to do things that are different to our everyday routines. We go places that … More New Adventure