18 October 2017

“…and finally . ”

As Christmas approaches, many of us will start writing extensive lists: those for whom we have to buy presents; food that needs to be bought or prepared; guests to invite to various events and celebrations and decorations to make or to bring down … [Read more...]

Some Party in Heaven

‘Rejoice Always’ are very pleased to serialise an abridged version of Noel Davidson’s much-loved classic, ‘Some Party In Heaven.’ This series began with our first issue and we now conclude with the final episode. SOME PARTY IN HEAVEN Their … [Read more...]

“…and finally . ”

Some time ago, I was invited to speak at a “pampering” evening for young mothers who attended a Mums and Tots morning each week at a church. In various rooms around the church, the women were able to have their hair cut or styled, nails painted, … [Read more...]

“…and finally. ”

If you had asked me at the age of five, if I was a Christian, I would have said yes, without hesitation! I was brought up in a home where we went to church every Sunday, said prayers at our bedside every night and grace before meals. Of course, at … [Read more...]

Christian influence in a secular world

The motto of The Christian Institute is “Christian influence in a secular world”; a statement which reflects the call of the Lord Jesus Christ to His followers to act as salt and light for Him in a fallen and decaying world. The Institute works … [Read more...]

“ … and finally.”

I read somewhere that the last part of the memory to go is the bit that remembers songs we learned even as a child. Now don’t quote me on that because I can’t remember what book I read it in and can’t check it, memory starting to go you see, but it … [Read more...]

“ … and finally.”

There is one story above all in the Bible that demonstrates the devotion and patience of love. It is the story of Jacob and his love for Rachel. The years he had to work to secure her as his bride “seemed to him but a few days.” And yet there is … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

Put yourself in those women’s shoes just for a minute. They had followed the Saviour as He travelled the land, ministering to His practical needs. And then the unthinkable had happened, the One whom they loved, the One who had healed the sick, walked … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

38 And coming up at that very hour she began to give thanks to God and to speak of him to all who were waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:38 ESV) Never in her wildest dreams did she think that this day would be the beginning of a … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

You’ve often heard it said, ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’, and from what I’m told the path to earning this characteristic starts early in life. Boys are hungry beings and judging by the stories my friends tell me, that would … [Read more...]