Monthly Archives: March 2017

When does ‘life’ really begin?

People usually say that life begins at 40. Recently, I read that 50 is the new 40 i.e., life now begins at 50 and just few days ago, I read the story* of  Dr Samuel Zwemer, who Yale historian Kenneth Scott Latourette referred to as Apostle to Islam. Zwemer once gave a message to Princeton’s Warfield Club in his seventieth ... Read More »

Never underestimate anyone (any place).

If I were to ask to you the country that has offered investors the best returns over the past century, I am sure you won’t think of an African country. But according to a research published recently by the Credit Suisse Research Institute and London Business School professors Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh and Mike Staunton,  the annualised real return (between ... Read More »

Dependable yesterday, today and forever.

When PwC Partner Brian Cullinam mistakenly handed the back-up envelope for Actress in a Leading Role instead of the envelope for the Best Picture to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, it resulted in serious disappointment and embarrassment not only for the producers of Oscars but also the cast and crew of “La la Land” and “Moonlight.” PricewaterhouseCoopers issued this ... Read More »

Praying is not enough, we must watch!

We can pray from now till tomorrow but without watching, we allow the enemy to take advantage of us. However we receive strength to overcome when we combine watching with praying.  Scripture says “Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” Watching is not often seen ... Read More »