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Jennifer Woodley

Jennifer is an Australian freelance writer who lives in a small rural town in sunny Queensland. She is passionate about encouraging others on their journey with Christ through writing and mentoring. Jennifer is a school chaplain, wife, mother of three adult sons and loving grandma of one adorable grandson. More of her writing can be found at www.inhisname6.com and www.faithwriters.com.

Barnabas The Encourager

Acts 11:25-26 Then departed Barnabas to Tarsus, to seek Saul: And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. Barnabas is a fine example of a young man who ...

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Coming Through Our Jonah Days

For those of us who are old enough, you may recall John Denver’s ballad from 1986, ‘Some Days are Diamonds’. The words keep circulating in my head, ‘some days are diamonds, some days are stone, some times the hard times won’t leave me alone.’ We’ve all had those days, some ...

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God’s Plan: Lilly’s Story

Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. Lilly’s father had died of cancer when she was just a wee girl, perhaps 4 or 5. Too young to ever know him well. Her mother, the family always commented, was ...

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Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say

I recently ran into an old friend; we hadn’t seen each other for years. ‘Let’s catch up over a coffee’ she blurted to me enthusiastically. And I agreed wholeheartedly that that would be wonderful. And then we parted, going our separate ways. Did she intend to carry through on her ...

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Deceitfulness Of The Pleasurable Life

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. There’s an alarming phenomenon growing in Australia that is reaching pandemic proportions. More and more baby boomers are selling up ...

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