Getting lost in the Crowd Mentality

“Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. “Stop wailing,” Jesus said. “She is not dead but asleep.”” Luke 8:52   I found what Jesus said very interesting. After all, if one person says that someone is dead then there may be some doubt. But, a whole crowd who were wailing and mourning standsContinue reading “Getting lost in the Crowd Mentality”

When “Giving Thanks” Go Very Wrong

Celebrating a day to give thanks is an annual tradition and holiday in several countries around the world.  A few weeks ago, I listened to a speech by a young man who was encouraging his listeners to adopt a lifestyle of giving thanks. I was excited for this speech but the more he progressed theContinue reading “When “Giving Thanks” Go Very Wrong”

Now that is faith!

As I was reading the story of the centurion, once finished I exclaimed to myself “Now that is some kind of faith!” Here is the bible story: “There a centurion’s servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews toContinue reading “Now that is faith!”

If you must boast… do it this way!

Recently visited China and the one thing that was central in my mind was that this country doesn’t like Christians or Christian worship. And I am always honest with you guys… So I am just telling you that your girl was on her knees begging God to not let me get locked up in thisContinue reading “If you must boast… do it this way!”

Because Jesus says so!

“Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.””Luke 5:5  Reminds me of times when I was younger and my foster mother would ask me to do something that I had tried a “zillion” times but it wasn’t working. This verseContinue reading “Because Jesus says so!”

Do this the next time you are experiencing temptation 

“My parents were alcoholics but I can control my alcohol. One sip a day doesn’t effect me.” “Just one peek at that porn.” “No one will know if I cheat on my test.” “I don’t gossip. I just like sharing with others.” “I have to lie. No other choice.” “TV or reading my bible?” DayContinue reading “Do this the next time you are experiencing temptation “

What does it mean to be a child of God?

What does it mean to be a child of God? Ephesians 1 tells us that we were predestined to be a child of God before the creation of this world! The God that we serve is a mighty planner and even though HE knew we were going to sin and fall short of HIS gloryContinue reading “What does it mean to be a child of God?”

3 Ways to show mercy

“But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”” Matthew 9:13 Many of you know that I have been England for a few weeks and maybe it is the areas that I have travelled, but in the city of London despiteContinue reading “3 Ways to show mercy”

Top reasons not to tithe

“I was on the altar but he took me off of it”, said my friend. For those that know me well, I couldn’t help my facial expression after that one! My quick response, I have to say was not godly… “You wanted him to take you off the alter!” Everyone started laughing at that responseContinue reading “Top reasons not to tithe”

Go ahead and Gossip!?

“Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign,went out to meet him. So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the wholeContinue reading “Go ahead and Gossip!?”