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Who do you think YOU ARE that God should listen to YOU?

Who are you among billions of human beings? Why should anyone pay attention to you or notice you? Why should God? Thousands of prayers are said every minute. Why should yours be answered? Attention. Getting noticed. Being attended to. We all want it, but it doesn’t come easy. The good news is that we have […]

The flower fades…

All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field. The grass withers, the flower fades, because the breath of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people are grass. The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever. (Isaiah 40:6-8) (Elizabeth Taylor, February 27, […]

Of chickens, iPhones, and wisdom

I was on the way to our church meeting in Soweto when we drove past this shop: It looked like any other shop on that street. But when I read the sign, at first I thought I’d misread it. “Nah,” I said to myself. “It can’t be that.”  Then on the way back from church, […]

The day my wife called me selfish (2)

(For the full story, read part 1 here) “But that’s the whole idea. I don’t want it to be full,” I replied, hoping my words would avoid my suitcase getting even heavier at our next stop. But instead, here’s what I got: “You’re selfish! Why can’t I put some of my stuff in your bag? […]

The day my wife called me selfish (1)

I like to travel light. I don’t carry a wallet in my pocket, I don’t like to carry keys, I even take off my wristwatch whenever I can. And when I go to bed, I remove my wedding ring. So you can call me a minimum-luggage freak. Just the other day, Cris and I were […]

The plateau

Pla•teau – period during which the level of something does not change, especially after a period when it was increasing.  This word describes the spiritual situation of many Christians. During the initial excitement of their newfound faith, they looked forward to going to church. They were hungry to be inspired by a new message from […]

Being a Man

Yes, men struggle too.