Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

OPINION: We learn from Job that having the right attitude in the worst of circumstances determines how we respond.

CHURCH TALK: In a world facing uncertain times, people are looking for answers. They are seeking for hope now more than ever.

OPINION: For no matter how long many of us have been walking with God, there is always an element of the unknown in God that requires trust in this journey.

OPINION: Jesus boldly assumed a relationship to God that was thought to be highly irreverent or blasphemous by most of his contemporaries.

OPINION: Every lock is made to lock things inside – money inside a bank, a vault, security box, a till, a savings account or investment. We lock our motorbikes or vehicles so that no one gets on or in to steal or drive it away. We lock gates and doors to secure our homes, businesses, offices, store houses and private properties to prevent thieves from getting in to steal, do harm or damage.

OPINION: This is an urgent appeal for leaders to face up to the creative, courageous and often unpopular decisions necessary to address Covid’s economic impacts.

OPINION: Can we cope if the economic downturn worsens? The Bible urges us to be prepared.

In this global pandemic, there are five vital steps to draw us closer to that which matters most, writes Pastor Taiti Toroma, from Seventh-day Adventist Church.

CHURCH TALK: Be joyful, pray always, keep healthy, strengthen your marriage. These are four key principles my wife and I learned in our battle with my cancer.

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