Monthly Archives: February 2018

Billy Graham: His life, His book, His quotes

Billy Graham, one of the most significant and influential religious figures of the 20th century went to be with the Lord yesterday. Throughout his life, he preached the gospel of Jesus Christ to about 215 million people who attended one of his more than 400 Crusades, simulcasts and evangelistic rallies in more than 185 countries and territories. He reached millions ... Read More »

Prof Adam Habib Advocates Redistribution to Uplift Society’s Lower End

The National Development Plan proposes to reduce inequality in South Africa through a series of reforms: a new industrialization plan targeting employment, expanding educational opportunities, and financing new entrepreneurs. Habib however believe those will not address inequality even though that they are important recommendations that will grow the economy, increase employment opportunities and address poverty. Prof Habib argued that “the ... Read More »

Live an intentional life of significance

John Maxwell writes “I am currently 70 years old. People sometimes ask me why I don’t slow down. ‘Why are you pressing?’ they ask. Because my age tells me that my time is limited. I know my time is limited. I want my life to matter. I want to be significant. I know that if I want to make a ... Read More »

Free yourself and then others

Not too long ago, I visited the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, UK. One of the sections in the Museum displays how the transatlantic slave trade operated including the horrible conditions of enslaved Africans – their sufferings on the Middle Passage across the Atlantic and the lives they led in the Americans. It also tells how Europeans benefited from slavery. ... Read More »

Prove them wrong.

In 2000, National Football League (NFL) scouts reported on Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr, an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots: Poor Build Skinny Lacks mobility and ability to avoid the rush Lacks a really strong arm Can’t drive the ball downfield Does not throw a really tight spiral System-type player who can get exposed if forced to ... Read More »

Live life fully… You are loved

Billy Graham, turning hundred this year once told a story of a great theologian and philosopher – Dr Karl Barth who visited a seminary in the US. There a student asked, “Dr. Barth what is the greatest truth that ever crossed your mind?” All the other seminary students were sitting on the edge of their seats to hear some great, profound, ... Read More »