Almost every time you hear a teaching on idolatry, you’ll hear the speaker say “Anything can be an idol. Even something as good as ministry!” It’s actually even a church cliche. But what does it truly mean to make ministry an idol? I’ve spent a good fourteen years of my life serving in ministry. Four […]
Crisis preparation is much more easier said than done. Think about emergency preparation. It’s easy to line up a three-step plan of action when disaster strikes. But it’s a completely different ball game when fire strikes. How do you deal with crisis then you’re in the middle of the storm? I reference back to the […]
“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.” John 15:4 The Bible is clear that God’s intent for all people is to bear fruit. We use the term “to bear fruit” to refer to […]
Last week, the NBA had this year’s drafting of those who could very well be the upcoming basketball stars for the next season. For the last few months, basketball fans and critics have been setting their eyes on 19-year-old Lonzo Ball. Ball has been outstanding as a college player, being most notable for his great […]
The character of Peter in the New Testament is one of the most pivotal and foundational. It doesn’t take an in-depth study of church history to know how important Peter was to the formation of what would become the biggest movement of all time- Christianity.
In today’s culture, there seems to be an obsession over who’s the best. If you grew up a kid on the block, you always wanted to know who was the fastest, tallest, smartest, who had the nicest baseball cards or better jump rope record. It doesn’t change much when we grow up. We’re looking always […]
I was pondering today on scripture found in Proverbs 4:23 which tells us, “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” This isn’t an all too new scripture most especially if you’ve been following Jesus for quite a while now. But it’s amazing just how much truth is packed […]
“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Of all routines, one of the most serene would have to be the time I spend running. I run inside our village which is very quiet and has a lot of trees and wide roads. But yesterday, while I […]
If you’ve been following the presidential election or just have a social media account of any sort then you have probably heard that we now have a President Donald Trump on American history books. The reactions on my news feed have been mixed so far- some are agitated, others funny, while others hopeless.
How many of you can honestly say that you can put on compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience with ease? I bet that most of us will honestly say that it’s never easy.