"GOD IS FAITHFUL, EVEN IN WAR TIME" (a personal testimony)
Looking back at the 2006 "Second Lebanon War"

In 2006 my family and I moved from South Africa to Israel. The reason we decided to relocate was simple. We wanted to live in the Land of the Bible. Our desire was to gain a better understanding of the context in which large parts of the Bible were written. As a Biblical scholar and Pastor, I understood the importance of interpreting the beauty of God’s Written Word within the context of which it was written. I had been taking tours to Israel for some time before our move, but I realized that for me to really familiarize myself with the context in which the Bible was written, the customs, traditions, smells, tastes and Middle Eastern way of thinking, I would have to move to Israel... Read more.

Heaven has an unlimited source of supply
by Abri Brancken

We often hold a very limited view of what prosperity is. Let me ask you a very important question. Can you be prosperous without having a lot of money? To most people’s surprise, the answer is, yes, you can. You can be prosperous without having a lot of money. In studying the Bible you will find that... Read more.

Hospitality
by Abri Brancken

Hospitality is an integral part of Christian life. Throughout the Bible we read of numerous accounts where God's people welcomed strangers into their homes, quenching their thirst and satisfying their hunger. In fact... Read more.

Faith
by Abri Brancken

Over the past couple of years we have heard many sermons about 'faith' and the importance of living ones life by "faith". The whole faith movement produced a lot of positive fruit. One such a fruit is... Read more.

A Kingdom of power
by Abri Brancken

As followers of the Lord it is of vital importance that we constantly remind ourselves that the Kingdom of Heaven is a powerful force active in the world today. We often forget this. Difficulties and problematic circumstances frequently... Read more. 

Pace yourself in life
by Abri Brancken

One of the greatest secrets in life is to have the wisdom and dedication to pace oneself. This might sound preposterous, but we can't escape the fact that a great number of men and woman have failed to reach their potential in life as well as achieving their God given purpose simply because they ignored this simple, yet important truth. Pacing oneself is vital in walking the full distance with God... Read more.

The consistency of change
by Abri Brancken

If there is one thing in life that is constant, it is change. To change implies that something is done differently. Substitution or exchange takes place, introducing a new and more effective way of doing things... Read more. 

The power of forgiveness
by Abri Brancken

Forgiveness is a much discussed topic right throughout Scripture. Sadly the importance thereof is often neglected today, having far reaching negative effects within the Body of Christ. Jesus clearly and unmistakably taught that... Read more.

The reality of God in our daily walk
by Abri Brancken

Last weekend we held another prophetic training session for our congregation. We had a wonderful time with the LORD and with one another and I was once again touched by God’s goodness and faithfulness towards His people. God is so true to His Word and... Read more.

Temptation
by Abri Brancken

Temptation is common to all. Throughout the Bible we read about men and woman who were tempted in various ways. Abraham was tempted; king David was tempted, and so was Jesus himself... Read more.

Taking the step of faith
by Abri Brancken

God's blessings are often dependent on obedience. When the Lord calls you to do something for Him, He expects of you to trust Him and take a step of obedience in the direction He leads you... Read more.

Keeping our eyes on things above
by Abri Brancken

Col 3:1-2 If then ye were raised together with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated on the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things that are above, not on the things that are upon the earth... Read more.