A big Aussie hello friend. Welcome to Pursuits of God.
Here we love- we love God, we love each other, we love His word.
Here we grow- we grow in our knowledge of Him, we grow in our understanding of how to navigate the world, we grow together.
I am Emily- wife, mum, avid tea-drinker. I like to treasure pretty things but I am learning even more to treasure the God who created the pretty.
I am thankful- thankful for words, thankful for life, thankful for grace- the undeserved love and favour of God. I am amazed that even in the midst of my self-centred sin, God would pursue me through sending His beloved Son to die my death and rise again proving He was and is God.
I am amazed that He now invites me into restored relationship through His Son. I am challenged that I am offered the opportunity to pursue Him through growing in my knowledge of Him and His word.
Here, I aim to share openly and honestly in order that God would get the glory and people would see Him at work in the marvellous and the mundane.
Join the community as we grow in our pursuit of God together.
Latest on the Blog:
Today I welcome Harriet Connor, Aussie author of "Big Picture Parents: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life" (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017) to Pursuits of God. I hope you are as encouraged as I am through learning a little more about her and her pursuit of God. Make sure...read more
Parenting books are a dime a dozen. One look at any bookstore's parenting section makes me slightly overwhelmed. From feeding your child a sugar-free diet, or ensuring you are raising teens with healthy self-esteem; everyone has advice to give. This is where Aussie...read more
A few weeks ago, we experienced catastrophic floods in my local neck of the woods. Lismore, a town about 15 minutes away from me saw flood water rush through, devastating business and destroying homes, making international news. One news channel reported that more...read more
Hello lovely friend. I hope you had a wonderful Easter and also took time to celebrate ANZAC Day and the blessing of being in a country where religious freedom currently still exists. Let us seize this day to be used for God's glory! Today I am over at OneLove Women,...read more
Almost 10 weeks ago, we moved into our new home. I am really looking forward to the holidays to be able to settle in properly and hopefully complete painting our living space. On the weekend, we started getting excited about Easter and pulled the Easter decorations...read more
Easter is quickly approaching! For the last few years, I feel like I have always been a bit underprepared with Easter and I am left rushing and struggling to be intentional. In order to be a bit more prepared, I am starting my Easter posts early 🙂 One tradition we...read more
Other Places to Find Me:
I am the Director of Women’s Initiatives at Thinking of God. We have a wonderful group of female contributors and a women’s channel: She Thinks. Join our Facebook Community and stay informed with what Aussie Christian Women are writing.
TGC AU is a website and organisation similar to its US counterpart. This is a great resource for articles written by Aussies tackling current Australian issues from a theological perspective.
“…but his delight is in the law of the Lord,
and on his law he meditates day and night.
He is like a tree
planted by streams of water
that yields its fruit in its season,
and its leaf does not wither.
In all that he does, he prospers.”