• Liz Howland

    Kindness and love

    by  • August 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    As I write this, I’m overjoyed to celebrate with those who have received substantial  generous rain across vast areas of Queensland. We know it is an answer to persistent fervent prayer. Thank you to all who joined with us ‘til we saw the answers come! As we continue to pray for those yet to...

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    Life-giving words of comfort

    by  • February 26, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Liz Howland

    I am deeply mindful of those who feel pushed to breaking point by this unrelenting drought and the multitude of associated challenges. Many feel their eyes are growing dim as they daily look to the skies (or the weather maps) for some hope  as they wait for ‘their turn’ to come. May you gain...

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    Relief through faith

    by  • February 21, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Liz Howland

    I am deeply mindful of those who feel pushed to breaking point by this unrelenting drought and the multitude of associated challenges. Many feel their eyes are growing dim as they daily look to the skies (or the weather maps) for some hope as they wait for ‘their turn’ to come. May you gain...

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    God’s gracious encouragement

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    I pray this article will touch you in the deepest parts of your heart, bringing peace, healing and encouragement.   The Word of the Lord says, ‘let not your hearts be troubled’.   Many are the challenges of life at the moment across our Nation and around the world but God wants you to...

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    Choose faith, not fear

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    I pray that every person reading this article is strengthened, enriched, comforted and encouraged according their need. I pray each one will be drawn to explore and apply the inexpressible life changing truths of God’s Word – the Holy Bible. As I travel into rural Australia and having spent time with so many, I...

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    The shelter of God

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    It is my fervent prayer that as your read, God will sustain your hope and strengthen you. To those still desperate for rain, I recall a year – 1973, when the weather remained hot until the third week in May, then soaking general rains deluged this state including Central and North Queensland. I pray...

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    Disappointing and debilitating

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    This article is always written with prayerful consideration. My prayer is that it not be just ‘words on a page’ to you, but life giving and encouraging to every heart bringing clarity and Godly wisdom into whatever your situation. Often as we wait for clear direction on any matter, we can become confused or...

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    Look up and live

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    This month,I feel to write on the topic, ‘Look Up and Live’! It is so easy to fall into the trap of being bogged down in the ‘bad news’ of the hour! Bombings, rumors of wars and reporting of human injustice, when pondered upon and added to the personal challenges we all experience can...

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    The blessings of obedience

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    As I write, I celebrate with those who have received life-giving spirit-lifting rain I am ever mindful of those ‘still waiting’ and continue to mobilize prayer. To those receiving this complementary copy of Word For Today for the first time, I pray you find encouragement and hope on a daily basis within its pages....

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    The power of praising God in the hard places

    by  • July 20, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    As I waited upon God for words of encouragement to write, the lyrics of a song called ‘I Will Praise You in This Storm’ by Casting Crowns came immediately to mind. ‘This storm’ being the adversity you face right now! The opening verse says this: ‘I was sure by now, God you would have...

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