DEAR NEIGHBOUR LETTERS

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God will never leave you nor forsake you

God will never leave you nor forsake you

Dear Neighbour, Recently I went to bed early and briefly watched Christian TV. Jimmy Evans and his wife, Karen, have a marriage ministry and he shared the following scripture: Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators…
God's Recipe for your Life

God's Recipe for your Life

Dear Neighbour, Have you noticed how recipe books contain predominantly photographs of the end product? This fact serves an important purpose: the magnificent images are designed to inspire us to open our pantries and fill our kitchen counters with the myriad…
What have you asked of God lately?

What have you asked of God lately?

Dear Neighbour, In late 2010, over a period of a few months, I repeatedly felt the word “ASK” come up in my spirit. I was confused as I felt that God was prompting me to ask Him for something –…
The Missing 'R' Word

The Missing 'R' Word

Dear Neighbour, Happy New Year to all my readers! With a new year comes the opportunity to step back from our lives and assess the past year and make plans for the next twelve months. Jan and I have plans…
God's Indescribable Gift To You

God's Indescribable Gift To You

Dear Neighbour, Jan and I have adopted the American tradition of Thanksgiving but we celebrate it in South African style with less emphasis on the food and more on the opportunity it gives us with our friends to express our…
Walking & Talking with God

Walking & Talking with God

Dear Neighbour, Recently a sincere Hindu lady remarked, “I pray every day to God; but I don’t know who He is”. How tragic to speak to someone on a daily basis and years later still not know what He is…
Life in the 21st Century

Life in the 21st Century

Dear Neighbour, From generation to generation there are enormous changes taking place before our eyes. I received an email recently that highlighted some of the changes we have seen this century. The 21st century is the “LESS” Century: *Our Phones ~…
Check Your Blood Pressure

Check Your Blood Pressure

Dear Neighbour, Recently I went to my doctor for routine blood tests and was shocked to discover that I had dangerously high blood pressure – 190/120 (read as “190 over 120”). On all previous checks my blood pressure had been…
Never too old to change!

Never too old to change!

Dear Neighbour, Not only are we never too old to learn, but we are never too old to change! The goal of the Christian life is not to accumulate a lot of head knowledge about the Bible, God, Jesus and…
Your Best Friend

Your Best Friend

Dear Neighbour, Years ago my mother-in-law said some wise words to me: “In life you will have many acquaintances and few friends”. Recently I was reminded of her words as I went through a time of loneliness. The pace of modern living, despite having…