As we wait and long for something new, Rev Dr Martin Sutherland reflects on the mercies of God in which we hope and rejoice.
Erin Sessions closes our series of 16 days of prayer by calling us to face the ‘tools-down’ national crisis.
Elliot Keane invites us to learn to live with our longing and let hope come forth.
Tamie Davis helps us to see how Jesus raises women up.
Alison and Jasmin Cox on their experience of clinging to God’s promise when life is turned upside down.
Dr Byron Smith reflects on the last chapter of the last book of the Hebrew prophets with its yearning for God’s arrival.
Erica Hamence returns to Judges 19-21 to see what else it can tell us about gender-based violence.
Erica Hamence asks what can the inclusion of the rape and murder of the concubine in Judges 19-21 possibly have to say to us?
"A new kingdom is being established and during the times we feel weak in the building and tired in the waiting, God endures.” Steff Fenton reflects on the hopeful announcement of Isaiah 40.
Our anonymous author is a clinical psychologist, who shares her own experience of family violence, and now works with victims of domestic and family violence.
Andy Mitchell examines the inequality and injustice that permeates our society as we long for the reconciliation, healing and joy envisioned in Isaiah 35.
Nathan Campbell explores how Israel’s longing for God to dwell with them was fulfilled in Jesus. It is his presence with us that shapes our longings for the future.
Ray Bull inspires us to keep hoping in God’s restorative healing power and purpose, even as we acknowledge the brokeness and flaws of his people and churches.
Graeme Anderson, Amy Watkins and Josh Dowton from Northside Baptist write together to reorient our approach to forgiveness.
In an anxious and uncertain world, where God’s promises may not seem evident, Rev Megan Powell du Toit considers how true longing always spills into action.
An anonymous survivor of intimate partner violence shares her story of both harm, and healing, in the church.