The greatest gift

What is the most precious gift (I am not talking about money) you have ever received from someone… Mine was a Life Application Study Bible (King James Version) by Tyndale House Publishers. It was given to me by my brother in-law nine years ago. Only heaven will be able to estimate the impact of the LASB on my life. I ... Read More »

Engineer and Carpenter

One of the things I love to do daily is to jog /brisk walk. I do this whether I am in South Africa or outside of SA. Jogging or brisk walk provides an opportunity for me to meditate, see beautiful scenery and talk to strangers about Christ. Not too long ago, while doing it along Dalhousie road Winnipeg Canada, I ... Read More »

‘Canada experience’

I have heard of many people resigning (without first getting another job in the country they are moving to) from their good jobs in Africa and immigrating to Canada but when a permanent resident of France and now Canada told me that he resigned from his IT job (with a service provider to Airbus) in France without first getting a ... Read More »

‘Don’t waste your travel’

It was Saint Augustine who said “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page” Very profound. Travel can be exciting, stimulating, thrilling and breathtaking. We discover new places, meet interesting people and get to see more of this beautiful world created by our loving and wise God. However, we may not maximize our ... Read More »

Break records

I recently watched Free Solo, a movie that provides an intimate and unflinching portrait of professional rock climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to become the first person to climb the famous El Capitan, a 3000 feet rock-fare in Yosemite national park, without ropes or protective equipment of any kind. In the 2018 film that recently won Oscar for Best ... Read More »

Born to lead

Less than six hours Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan launched their Instagram account, they broke a record by reaching one million followers. Twenty hours later Prince Harry went on to use the app to warn that social media is “more addictive than alcohol and drugs.” He also slammed the ills of online gaming and singled out video game ... Read More »

Stay strong; don’t give up

Some months after I started my doctoral program at University of Pretoria South Africa in 2007 I felt discouraged and thought of quitting because I was not making progress. I considered applying for another PhD program in United States. However, after few weeks, I changed my mind, encouraged myself, asked God for wisdom and did my best. Eventually I completed ... Read More »

The greatest day in history

A king, stripped naked and executed in public view would have lost his kingdom forever. But not Jesus, the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords.  On the third, His death and resurrection struck the deathblow to Satan’s rule and established His eternal authority over the earth. He rose like He promised. The resurrection Sunday more than 2000 years ... Read More »

Only one law: The royal law

In true Christianity, we have only one law. The royal law which is the law of our great King Jesus Christ i.e., Love God and love others as yourself. Before I go any further, let me explain the three distortions of Christianity common in A.D. 50 and that have continued to reappear in other forms even today.  First, Judaized Christianity. ... Read More »

Never stop questioning. Stay curious

I was excited to teach my daughter when she was 4 years old a popular song I learnt in children church many years ago.  Perhaps you can predict the song; It is “Abraham blessings are mine. I am blessed in the morning, I am blessed in the evening, Abraham blessings are mine.” I taught her during our family devotion on ... Read More »