Archive for 2009

The Future is God’s Gift to You

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The Future is God’s Gift to You Jeremiah 29:10-13 11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. 12 Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen […]

Does God discipline us?

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Have you ever heard someone ‘testify’ how God used a particular sickness and / or calamity to teach them a lesson? After all, so the stories go, so and so was away from God and he broke his leg, and while lying in the hospital reflected on his life and came back to God! Sounds […]

Turn Setbacks into Stepping Stones

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Turn Setbacks into Stepping Stones (An excerpt from an upcoming book called: “What does the future hold?”) Things happen This side of heaven both good and bad things happen to everyone. Sometimes they may be unfair or even undeserved, but for the committed Christ follower, there is a comforting promise found in the following scripture. […]

How to get to know the Holy Spirit better

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

            In order to fully enjoy the divine advantage we have been given by the Holy Spirit living inside of us as our comforter and helper, we must continually get to know Him better. God takes natural symbols or familiar material emblems to unfold new spiritual realities about the Holy Spirit). Romans 1:20 For […]

Tips from Timothy

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

It is fair to say that the apostle Paul was a seasoned minister of excellence. He mentored Timothy the young pastor of the large citywide Ephesian church estimated by some to be in the tens of thousands. Timothy was young but called and chosen for the great responsibility that faced him. There is much to […]

The Heart of Leadership

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”  Mark 10:45 The heart of leadership is service: making God’s dream come true in the lives of those you minister to. Although the leader is out front breaking new ground, he […]

Excellence of Ministry – Introduction (From The Book: ‘Excellence of Ministry’).

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

  It seems as if some people because of ignorance or neglect spend their lives cultivating insignificant lives in a vain attempt to evade a multitude of sorrows. The world is largely mired in mediocrity and so much potential is wasted as days drag into weeks and weeks into months and years of aimlessness. In […]

The Peter Syndrome: From Shifting Sand to Solid Rock

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

  (Excerpts taken from my soon to be published book entitled: ‘The Peter Syndrome: From Shifting Sand to Solid Rock’.) Introduction    More and more manifestations of the glory of God are being reported as the end of this age draws closer. The outpouring of the Holy Spirit is being received by literally millions of […]

In the face of

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

The year is under way, and much must be done in the face of worldwide financial difficulties. It seems as if everything is accelerating towards what the Bible calls, the ‘end’. But the end will only come when the job is done. The ‘job’ is for the church to reach the world with the same […]