The island life….picture of grace

I am writing this blog here in Mauritius a small island in the Indian Ocean. It is 27°C, humid, and a bit rainy. Jenny is lying on the bed "reading" (she is actually looking at properties here in Mauritius like we could afford it. Come to think of it though. We could afford to buy …

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The storm…working for you perhaps?

Mark 6:45-52 (NKJV) Immediately He made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while He sent the multitude away. And when He had sent them away, He departed to the mountain to pray. Now when evening came, the boat was in the middle of the sea; …

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Shut up and dance with me…

I was walking through our local mall and the song Shut up and Dance by the artist Walk the Moon was playing in the background. If you know my wifey, shopping and in particular window shopping is her therapy. So during the course of our marriage I've had my share of "therapy" sessions. If you …

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Insane? that’s who our God is

Albert Einstein once said that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. If this is the definition of insanity then our God is insane. He is bonkers. He is out of his mind. He is mad. He is crazy. He is cuckoo. He has a screw loose somewhere. …

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I am who Jesus is

I refuse to be defined by my experiences — whether good or bad I am not my education level. I am not my career achievements. I am not my relationship status — single, married or complicated I am not my sexual orientation — straight, gay or queer. I am not my title - Dr/Mr/M.D/Founder/Apostle/Chairman/Bishop/Honorable etc …

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Grace is not intimidated by your “fits or mood swings”

I’ve been reading the book of Jonah and I could not help myself from laughing out loud when Jonah developed this serious fit because God would not destroy Nineveh. It actually looks like a serious mood swing to the point where Jonah asks God to let him die. Yet our gracious God prepared a plant and …

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