15 December 2017

Going Through Troubles

James 1:2 “Consider it pure joy my brothers and sisters whenever you face trials of many kinds!” Many of us have been watching the Olympic Games this year. Did you see the mountain biking? The competitors have to race their bikes up the mountain, … [Read more...]

The way home

“I am the way…no one comes to the Father but by me.” Were you ever lost? I was once as a boy. Along with a friend we had got separated from the main party attending an event in the city. We didn’t know where we were. We were lost. The only … [Read more...]

Student exchange

The times ‘they are a changin’… However, for India’s oppressed Dalit people, the pace of that change cannot come fast enough. For 3,000 years, this community has been classed as ‘outside the caste’ system, meaning they are considered unclean and … [Read more...]

Grace & Truth

GETTING TO KNOW YOU Callum Webster has been writing our Grace and Truth articles since the first issue of Rejoice Always. Here Callum tells us a little about himself personally and also about the work of the Christian Institute. Tell us about … [Read more...]

Grace & truth

BBC THINKS CHRISTIANS’ VIEWS ARE ‘LUNATIC’ SAYS PRESENTER The BBC has a mindset that assumes Christians’ views are lunatic, one of its own broadcasters has said. Roger Bolton, former Sunday programme host, said a liberal secular elite are … [Read more...]

CHRISTMAS A TIME FOR CHILDREN OR FOR GROWN UP THINKING?

Two fundamental truths about humanity and Christmas. I. The first man is of the earth, earthy (1 Cor.15: 47a). II. The second man is the Lord from Heaven (1 Cor. 15: 47b). THE FIRST MAN The first statement explains the origins of the … [Read more...]

Identity and Self-Esteem Part Two

In light of our God-given identity, why do so many Christians struggle with low self-esteem? How can we live out of His fullness and nurture a healthy selfesteem? Quite simply, by the grace of God brought to us by faith in Jesus. God’s grace … [Read more...]

Where Do I Belong?

There has never been a time in history when global migration has been so widespread as it is today. All kinds of factors from ease of travel right through to economic necessity have meant that more people than ever before have uprooted their lives … [Read more...]

Philippians 4:4-8

MEDITATION PHILIPPIANS 4:4-8 NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION (NIV) Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer … [Read more...]

Are you a Goer or a Sender?

The Christian’s part in the global church (Part 2) Knowing that I am a valuable part of a huge and growing spiritual family around the globe is the immense privilege of every single Christian. God’s kingdom is not small and is not insignificant. … [Read more...]