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.

How to disagree and still communicate love

People don’t have to agree with you to genuinely love you. If agreement is your prerequisite for love, you will never find true love. In fact I believe that some (not all) of the people who vehemently disagree with you, are those who love you the most.    One of the big problems we have as…

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…

Change your light, Change your life

Also He said to them, “Is a lamp brought to be put under a basket or under a bed? Is it not to be set on a lampstand? (Mark 4:21 NKJV) There is an awesome story bible story in Acts 20 about Paul which I love so much. In this passage, God tells Paul that…

Dear Teenager: some truths about your parents – PART 2

Dear friend I hope my last letter to you helped you to begin to see your parents in a different light. As promised, here is a continuation of my last letter to you. Dear teenager, yes I know that you get along with that your friend from school or college very well. It is true…

Hear & Keep on hearing

Romans 1:16…For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ,[a] for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek… The gospel or the good news about Christ contains the power that God uses to save anyone who believes! If you need the…