the church

Why your singing matters

CONTRIBUTED BY OWEN MULDER Why your singing matters, even if you think you can’t sing Melville Church turned four this month. We’ve grown in many ways as a church over the last 4 years, and I would count our congregational singing among that. Most of us can’t lay claim to any singing talents. Yet we…

Worldly Eyes

CONTRIBUTED BY BRONYA MULDER  When our youngest daughter was baptised in London we were asked to answer a question: Do you, with God’s help, undertake not to hinder your children should they feel called to serve God in a far-away place? In a world where we are continually under pressure to conform to a moral-less society it…

Money

CONTRIBUTED BY HENRY AND MARIAN HAMELINK It has been said that few things reveal the heart better than money. Money has a way of revealing what you really believe and value. There is no time like the present to learn to be generous with your money. Here’s what the Bible says: “Each one must give as…

Stop trying to fit in

CONTRIBUTED BY ANDREW HART The other day I was listening to some people discussing their time here as expats, and how they longed for home. They were discussing the annoying things the locals do, and how they can’t understand our football, let alone be bothered to learn this silly thing called cricket. The food tastes bland,…