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?

When you think Love is a feeling

The quality of any relationship is not determined by the intensity of the flutter in your stomach. It is determined by how much of the person you can stomach when the butterflies are NOT fluttering.

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…

How to make an impact this year

Acts 20:35 I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Notice that there is a comparison between two options; giving and receiving. None of these are…

Communicating right

Christmas is a time when many of us get to interact with family members, friends and colleagues a bit more than we do all year round. Here is some helpful information about communcation that can save you a lot of arguments in this season! James 1:19 Understand this, my beloved brethren. Let every man be…

A miracle in the mundane

We don’t always get spectacular, miraculous moments. But we ALWAYS get the mundane! Sleep, eat, rave repeat…in a loop. Most of us are are not often thankful for the mundane routines of life because it’s mundane! Truth is you don’t always need a miracle and a spectacle to change your future because most times everything…

Choosing your hiding place

In fact the place or person you consistently run to for shelter when you are under pressure eventually begins to exercise Godlike power over you.

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…

NO SUBSTITUTE FOR FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE OF GOD!

Hebrews 8:11 None of them shall teach his neighbor, and none his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them. God in His wisdom has set up a covenant with mankind. A covenant is a binding agreement that outlines the basis of the relationship…