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…

Consider Jesus…

We all owe it to ourselves to look carefully at this man Jesus. Who did He say He is? How does who He is and what He said affect my life today?

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…

Clean hands. Pure hearts.

There are heights God and in life that are reserved for those dedicated to keeping their hands clean and hearts pure.

When the promise doesn’t make sense

If you’re like me, trying to live a life of faith in God through Jesus, there will be seasons of great contradictions. Living a life of faith is simply living a life that is directed and influenced by the Words of a living God, captured in scripture. Living a life of faith is choosing to…

I believe but nothing is happening! 

One of the common frustrations that those who believe in the promises found in the scriptures is the distance that sometimes exist between believing the promise of God & experiencing the manifestation of the promise. The integrity of a decision to start off a journey in faith is often questioned as time goes on. Particularly…

Thank God for Ishmael, but Ishmael is NOT Isaac!

There are always options that apparently look like alternatives to what God said to you. These options often sound logical and even reasonable. But the truth is that nothing compares to God’s Word to you. God’s Word to Abraham was that he & Sarah would have a son. Having a son with Hagar seems logical,…

Help! I need strength…

When it comes to the things that are to do with what we hope for, at one point or the other, we’ll get to the place where we feel so tired that we are prepared to give up…(if you’ve never been there, you are either not stretching your neck out for anything, or you haven’t…