In navigating the complex challenges and societal shifts of today, following Jesus’ example in discipling others becomes paramount, embodying principles of compassion, humility, and love.
As we reflect on the birth of Jesus this season, the journey takes us back to the very origins described in Genesis. In those primordial moments, the Spirit of God hovered over the waters, speaking order to the disorganised chaotic mess that existed. He organised, arranged and made them functional (Genesis 1:2-3). Mankind, crafted in […]
As we reflect on the birth of Jesus this season, the journey takes us back to the very origins described in Genesis. In those primordial moments, the Spirit of God hovered over the waters, speaking order to the disorganised chaotic mess that existed. He organised, arranged, and made them functional (Genesis 1:2-3). Mankind, crafted in the […]
In the realm of parenting adolescents, the traditional methods of coercion and constant admonitions seem to have lost their effectiveness. The incessant struggle to detach them from their screens, steer them away from nocturnal habits, or dissuade them from the allure of social media has only led to further entrenchment. No more admonitions such as, […]
In the timeless tapestry of biblical teachings, a recurring motif reveals itself: “The seed of the future does indeed lie in the womb of the present.” This insight carries far reaching implications for every believer who has embarked upon their spiritual journey. It asserts that within the heart of every believer, regardless of time or […]
As we move into September the ninth month of the year it is a time for new startsespecially for children and young people. The holidays are over and the summerweather has nearly passed. Some of us are re-energised after the holidays away. It’stime for something new. What does God say about new starts? Isaiah 43:18–19 […]
Mental Health and Faith: Understanding the Intersection and Promoting Wholeness in Body, Mind, and Spirit
When God created the heavens, the earth, and everything in them, He declared them to be tov” (טוב) good. This was not good in a moral sense but harmonious and in order according to God’s intended design and purpose. “God saw everything that he had made, and indeed it was very good…”Genesis 1.31 CJB Everything was functioning as […]
The Blueprint for Earthly Fatherhood Matthew 24:12 CBJ ‘…and many people’s love will grow cold because of increased distance from (God) the word, Torah.’ As I reflect on the increase lawlessness and selfishness around us and in particular relating to our younger generation. I can only attribute this to the absence of Love, more so […]
Mothers today can draw inspiration and guidance from the biblical women. We can look to Mary’s unwavering faith and trust in God, Jochebed’s ingenuity and resourcefulness, and Hannah’s commitment to raising her child in God’s service. We can also find comfort in knowing that God is with us in our struggles and challenges, just as he was with these biblical mothers.
Jesus our blueprint, also valued children and emphasised the importance of nurturing them in faith and love.
Each new year, some people make resolutions, some embark on modifying their behaviours or applying “feel-good” aphorisms, focusing on self improvement, but these changes only last for weeks or months. The question is why these changes don’t last?