Of all dad’s in the bible, my favoured one is Abraham. He is the perfect example of the sinner-saint matrix. He was such a sinner, yet so perfect in God’s eyes that at one time God called him a friend. In ancient culture, when an authority figure called you a friend, it meant that you … More In your strength and despite your failures, Dad, God calls you his FRIEND.
Those saying COVID-19 only affects the elderly, and those with underlying health issues are callous and inhumane to say the least. Those dead from the COVID-19 were grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, children, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Each of these was connected to others in multitudinous ways, therefore, their deaths affected them.
If there’s one thing I’ve heard repeatedly in my Christian journey has been this, God tests and disciplines using tragedies and calamities to teach us lessons—to strengthen us, make us wiser, and better. For somebody averse to doctor’s appointments, police station visits to apply for a police clearance certificate, the sight of traffic police on … More Why God’s tests and discipline scared me to death and what I’ve discovered through the gospel
In Visakhapatnam India, a person captured a video of a mother hen using her wings to shield her chicks from heavy torrential rain. Five chicks are seen huddling under her wings as the heavy rain poured on her. Everyone else had run for cover, but there she stood in the middle of the road, determined to protect … More Mummy, On this Mother’s Day, Jesus invites you to come under his wings
Exodus 15:26 (NLT) He said, “If you will listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his sight, obeying his commands and keeping all His decrees, then I will not make you suffer any of the diseases I sent on the Egyptians; for I am the Lord … More The God who heals
While queuing at our local supermarket this morning, these thoughts crossed my mind… During this COVID-19 pandemic, we see the Christian gospel of grace in open display. Here’s how. Governments across the world are putting up strong measures to combat the spread of the virus and help the poor, needy, elderly, sick, and the most … More The gospel in open display during this COVID-19 pandemic
What was your reaction when government officials in your country announced lockdown regulations to curb the spread of COVID-19? If you had the virus and ordered to self-isolate or quarantine, what has been the range of emotions you’ve experienced? Anger? Depression? Sadness? Moody? Fatigue? Do you feel Controlled? Limited? Imprisoned? Lonely? Walls are closing in? Paranoia? … More Understanding law and grace during the COVID-19 pandemic
After the Coronavirus pandemic broke, many preachers have gone on the airwaves instructing us not to fear – that fear cancels out faith. Some preachers have mocked Christians who followed government bans not to attend large gatherings as those who have weak or no faith. This type of ministry is unnecessary and burdensome because it … More On fear and faith during this COVID-19 pandemic
As the nation of Israel traveled from Egypt to the Canaan, they came to Marah. For three days they had wandered about in the wilderness of Shur and found no water. When they came to Marah, they found water, but the water was bitter. When they could not drink the water, they began grumbling against … More On bitterness and how grace turns bitterness to sweet
Most employees are among the most narcissistic people on the face of the earth. I can count with my fingers the number of employees I’ve met that are joyful and grateful for their employers and the companies and organizations they work for. When I listen to employers, business leaders, and small business owners, the constant … More How to pray for your employer