What are you learning from your Pain?

Pain instructs. I believe God allowed pain to instruct us. It wasn’t his first choice. He is not sadistic to choose pain as an instructor. His first choice was obedience. God’s best plan has always been that we learn by listening to Him and obeying His instructions. The fallen state of man however, makes it…

Beating Shame

Shame is defined as a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour. From my experience (personally and pastorally) I have found that when shame matures, it goes beyond being a feeling of humiliation that passes, as most feelings do. It becomes a force that seeks to shape our…

Sometimes I am ashamed of Christianity

If I’m really honest, I am sometimes ashamed to be associated with Christianity…the religion!  I feel ashamed because for the most part our voice is only heard loud and clear condemning something or someone I feel ashamed because for the most part we are always looking for new recruits, but once they sign up, we…

SIN OR GRACE? YOUR CHOICE!

(Romans 5:20 AMP) – But then Law came in, [only] to expand and increase the trespass [making it more apparent and exciting opposition]. But where sin increased and abounded, grace (God’s unmerited favor) has surpassed it and increased the more and superabounded, What an amazing statement. The New Living Translation put it this way… Romans…

HE MAINTAINS MY LOT

If you’re honest, you’ll agree that a lot of the great blessings in your life have come about because of God’s goodness…not because you deserve it. The challenge most honest people will also have is that of trying to maintain or take care of that which you know you didn’t deserve in the first place…I…