There is a reason we love television shows and movies that focus on a group of friends. Continue reading “Friends and Why We Need Them”
Talking to your friends about Jesus doesn’t have to be complicated. Being creative in the way you talk about Jesus with your friends is great, but sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. Why not pray together? Continue reading “How to Pray for Your Friends Who Don’t Know Jesus Yet”
By: Tania Harris
Back in the first century, it wasn’t normal for men and women to be friends. They didn’t meet for coffee in morning tea breaks or discuss current affairs over the water-cooler. They didn’t sit next to each other in the synagogues and swap ideas about their theology. They certainly didn’t discuss their spiritual lives by the village well.
By: Jenny Baxter
How do you be a better friend, colleague, or for that matter, mother to your adult children? Continue reading “How to Be a Better Friend and Understand Your Adult Children”
Once when I was young and I had a position of responsibility of a church, I was called to the hospital bedside of one of the members who had been run over by a truck earlier that day. He had suffered extremely serious injuries and he was lucky to be alive. Continue reading “Four Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who is Hurting”
By: Laura Bennett
How we form and maintain relationships has had to adapt in a year where much of our communication and connection with friends has turned digital-first. Continue reading “Australians Feel Their Friendships Have Deepened Over 2020, According to New Report”
By: Jennie Scott
So you found out your friend is going through a divorce. She may have called you herself, or you may have heard through the grapevine that her marriage is ending, as half of all do. Continue reading “What Your Friend Really Needs When Their Going Through a Divorce”
Fun kids are laughing, playing and generally having a good time on the playground. But they’re also building skills that will lead to better relationships. Continue reading “Are Your Kids ‘Fun’? It Matters.”
By: Sabrina Peters
I think sometimes we can get so caught up in finding our tribe, our gang, or even our place that we forget Jesus was never exclusive but always on the look out for the lonely, the hurting and the isolated. Continue reading “Don’t Just Find Your Tribe, Open the Circle and Let People In”
by: Harriet Connor
As a mum, I know how easy it is to fall into the trap of seeing other mothers as competitors. When we meet another mum, we immediately start making comparisons; we want to know how we “rank” against her in different areas: our parenting, our appearance, our children, our cooking, our job etc.