As the saying goes: that escalated quickly. Sure we should take precautions. Washing your hands regularly with soap is good advice, according to health authorities. Social distancing, another new concept. The world has seen some tough times before. Are we heading into another? Looks like it. A sense of historical perspective can be helpful. In 1918 World War 1 ended. The previous four years had been shocking. The world had never seen such industrialised death and destruction. Men were sacrificed in the meaningless to and fro of the trenches. Villages were levelled,......
From 17 to 26 September Jiwaka Zone in Papua New Guinea had one of its greatest church activities in Yakita, a centre located between Moro, Erave, Nipa and Gulf Province. The centre in Yakita, with 60 members, had a hall opening for their new hall which they built with a thatched roof made of sago and kunai grass. The people moved over to Sugu Valley from the Wapi Sumi area due to a tribal fight that had lasted for two years. The entire population had deserted the area and resettled in Sugu Valley......
“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord” (Colossians 3:15–16). Are you finding the ‘peace of God that passes understanding’ a little elusive? We need to let it have priority over the pressing daily problems that beset us all. Take some time out......