My Date with Amazing Grace

When I first walked this journey of peaceI felt guilty and afraid because of my pastI was haunted by my thoughts and actionsA past I wanted to correct before too lateIt's then I found the embrace of amazing graceMine was the invitation, come to me all who are weary I never want to forget that … Continue reading My Date with Amazing Grace

Christian Ministry in a Post-Truth Era

The hardest war to fight is the one you don't know you are part of. It's when you are blamed for what you don't even know. When accusations are levelled and you are called names without knowing what you've done. For most Christians that's how it feels to live in this post-truth era, especially on … Continue reading Christian Ministry in a Post-Truth Era

Learning to Ride with God

When you learn to drive you also learn to bear with the agony of traveling with other drivers. There's always someone who'll think you are too slow, too careful and just not cut for the city. Another thinks you are too fast, too reckless and can't believe you passed the driving test. From the moment … Continue reading Learning to Ride with God

When Technology Harms Discipleship

Years ago before social media, televangelists and online ministries people would walk to a pastor's home for advice. If they didn't think it was such a serious matter they'd share with a friend or a few in the fellowship. But life has changed. We now live on one end of the city and go to … Continue reading When Technology Harms Discipleship

The Joy of Trusting Him

Little Amy holding dad I heard her first cry and it was beautifulI've never been happier hearing one cryThe agony and the tension was overcomeBy that beautiful and confused cryFinally she had arrived to make a home with us Strange how the waiting season vanishes so quicklyIn the middle of waiting it seems like foreverBut … Continue reading The Joy of Trusting Him

The Trap of Habitual Sin

We are living in times when scandal among Christian leaders is making headlines almost alongside politicians and celebrities. It's like we are just waiting for the next man of God to fall which is sad and ungodly. But perhaps we need to ask ourselves when our own scandal might befall us. You see as much … Continue reading The Trap of Habitual Sin

The Era of the Popular

I was doing my devotion recently looking at Psalms and I came across Psalms 14 again. It's probably the least liked of the Psalms in our contemporary world except for those who quote it to win arguments in apologetics. But what strikes me every time I read it is I have a bit of hesitation … Continue reading The Era of the Popular

The Tragedy of Good Men

The power of the Gospel is clearly revealed when a man who lived an evil life turns around to follow Jesus. This is why we love apostle Paul's story. We love hearing those kinds of testimonies that say I was a completely different person before I met Jesus. I was a drunkard, a murderer, a … Continue reading The Tragedy of Good Men

Finding Rest in a Restless World

There's a restlessness in us that seems unquenchableWe call it the desire to do better and achieve moreWe give our best in life to make it easierWe kill ourselves with work to be able to rest one day We hope that at one point our lives will be betterOur achievements will be enviable and life … Continue reading Finding Rest in a Restless World