Amen to that

Apart from the words God, Father, Son, Holy Spirit, Jesus, and Christ, the word Amen is one of the most used words by Christians.

Read The Full Article

Combating Atheism

In the last few years, we have seen the rising influence of writers and scientists who vigorously preach atheism.  They not only express their personal doubts about God’s existence, but...

Read The Full Article

Triumph Over Temptation

I still chuckle when I think about the joke I heard about the game warden who got a quick lesson on fishing.It seems he noticed how this one particular fellow...

Read The Full Article

From Prison to Prime Minister The Man Who Never Gave Up

Who would you think of as your greatest inspirational leader of all time?Would it be Nelson Mandela, Walt Disney, Oprah Winfrey, or one of the Bible greats like King David...

Read The Full Article

Silence in hell?

“And (they) shall be as though they had never been”Obadiah 16 (ESV) Halloween customs often conjure images of hell-fire.

Read The Full Article

They Say Peace, Peace... But...

“They have also healed the hurt of My people slightly, Saying, ‘Peace, Peace!’ When there is no Peace.”Jeremiah 6:14 (NKJV)Is there peace on this earth? Why is the world in...

Read The Full Article

The Empty Tomb: Reasons to Believe

Jesus Christ’s resurrection from a rock sepulchre galvanized the faith of early Christians. The empty tomb and the appearances of the risen Lord were the crowning proof that the Master...

Read The Full Article

The Blue Jewel Called Earth

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every activity under heaven.”Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NLT)In Genesis we read that God created the sun, moon and stars not only to...

Read The Full Article

Only words

I sometimes indulge in a musical trip down memory lane. An old 1960s hit by the Bee Gees really struck a chord – so to speak – when I listened...

Read The Full Article

Certain hope

“For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face.

Read The Full Article

A tale of two teachers

I grew up as a grandson of immigrants. Both of my grandfathers had journeyed to America as adults, one fleeing a revolution and the other seeking his fortune.

Read The Full Article

A Lamb for the Slaughter

My wife and I like mutton and lamb, but it is hard to get these meats where we live.

Read The Full Article

The Transfiguration: sneak peek at the resurrection A study of Mark 9:1-13

The disciples are discouraged — even dismayed. They thought they were following a Messiah into a glorious kingdom.

Read The Full Article

King Solomon's Mines: Keep calm and try a soft answer

Three years ago I was in Harare, Zimbabwe to give some church presentations. After checking into my hotel I took an afternoon walk along the streets of the busy capital.

Read The Full Article

Burial Business

“Ephron’s field in Machpelah near Mamre – both the field and the cave in it, and all the trees within the borders of the field – was legally made over...

Read The Full Article

Book review: Song of Redemption by Lynn Austin

Someone once said to me, “If you can’t fall asleep at night, try reading the books of Kings and Chronicles before switching off the light.

Read The Full Article

Katima Mulilo quenching the hunger

I awake suddenly, not sure why. There is a soft blue glow in the small, dark room.

Read The Full Article

Spiritual Wellness

In her famous book, entitled “Springs in the Valley,” Lettie Cowman writes about travellers making a long journey deep into the jungles of Africa.

Read The Full Article

Jesus, the fulfilled covenant

“A new commandment I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”  John 13:34 (NIV UK) One of the most enduring arguments...

Read The Full Article

Family Feuds

“My true brother and sister and mother are those who do what God wants.” Mark 3:35 “Give me a word picture to describe a relative in your life who really...

Read The Full Article

The living temple

After 54 years of memories, including several All Star games, Super Bowls and even the Beatles’ final concert, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park is going to be demolished.

Read The Full Article

Forget about Jesus the carpenter, here comes Jesus the fisherman

My friend Sydney loves fishing. He is not a fisherman, but goes fishing because he enjoys it.

Read The Full Article

He knows my name

“Record my lament; list my tears on your scroll [margin: put my tears in your bottle] —are they not in your record.” Psalm 56:8 (NIV UK) The population of the...

Read The Full Article

A timely reminder

It was a Monday morning, and the queue at the pharmacy was getting longer every minute.When at last my turn came to be served, I was confident it would be...

Read The Full Article

Dust to Dust Ashes to Ashes

“In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread Till you return to the ground, For out of it you were taken; For dust you are, And to dust...

Read The Full Article

The Santa Clause God?

The hustle and bustle of Christmas has started. Buying the right present for the right person (at the right price!) is on most people’s minds.

Read The Full Article

Are you weary?

(Read 2 Corinthians 4:1-10)“Since we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we do not lose heart - 2 Corinthians 4:1I read a story about a pastor of a...

Read The Full Article

Diversity and Unity in Spiritual Gifts

The church members in Corinth asked Paul a number of questions, and Paul responded in the letter we know as 1 Corinthians.

Read The Full Article

Could Jesus have been an imposter? A reassuring look at fulfilled prophecy

One day while walking along the seashore, a man by the name of Justin Martyr chanced to meet an elderly Christian man.

Read The Full Article

The storms of life

Years ago, traveling preachers would come to town, pitch a large tent, preach the gospel nightly for about a week, then move on.

Read The Full Article

Ancestor Worship! A Counterfeit of the real thing?

If you are African, you probably know somebody who worships, consults, or prays to their ancestors. In fact, chances are, you probably do that yourself.

Read The Full Article

The Greatest Show on Earth

World Cup 2010 is over. But what a spectacular event it was! Never before has South Africa experienced such excitement as soccer mania swept through the country.

Read The Full Article

The Boat that Rocked

The year was 1945. Billy Graham and Charles Templeton were preaching at Christian rallies in Europe drawing huge crowds.

Read The Full Article

The jealousy of God

Many years ago my late wife, Trixie, and I were having a conversation about unfaithfulness and extra-marital affairs.

Read The Full Article

In the beginning... was information

 Within one life time, we have moved from the space age, through the computer age, into the information age.

Read The Full Article

Protected in Christ

I’m not sure about you, but I know I wouldn’t like to take on a lion.

Read The Full Article

Glass Beach

 

Read The Full Article

Wait for it...

 

Read The Full Article

KING SOLOMON’S MINES: Part 27

 

Read The Full Article

Father Heart of God

 

Read The Full Article

Take the medicine

 

Read The Full Article

LET THERE BE LIGHT!

 

Read The Full Article

What do you mean healthy competition?

 

Read The Full Article

Do Something!

 

Read The Full Article

No Offence, but...

 

Read The Full Article

The prodigal God

 

Read The Full Article