When was the last time your kid was excited over a potato? I got to go to a garden the other day with my friend Dolcy and her kids. I couldn’t help marvelling over Loren and her brother Manita being so excited when they spotted a ready to harvest yam. Telling their mum to keep out of it, they dug and dug, revealing numerous long skinny yams. Loren was already dreaming of roasting hers on Sunday night over the fire. Maybe we should get back to simple pleasures? Continue reading
A new brother in Christ!
Andy and the UQ team leader, Pete, went out to chat to students about their thoughts on spiritual things and they met Gene. Gene had a close friend who was a Christian, and over the years of observing him and the way he lived his life, Gene came to really respect this friend and wanted to live like him. He started going to Church with his friend semi-regularly and was really enjoying learning more about God. As Andy and Pete talked with him, they got to share the Gospel with him and asked him whether he had actually made a conscious decision to follow Jesus. He said he hadn’t yet, but that he wanted to. Continue reading