Take delight in the Lord

Tatjana Schoenmaker is the most popular South African right now after she won gold medal and set the world record in the 200- metre breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics few days ago. No doubt, Tatyana couldn’t have won or even compete in Olympics without sacrifice and dedication but taking delight in the Lord also has a role to play…

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Mercy Said Yes!

Have you ever tried to do something and you remembered a Scripture? That was what happened to me last year. I wanted to give some food to a young white man that used to beg on the way to my work. By the grace of God, I had given him food for a number of time before, but on…

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Good money and bad money

In disruptive innovation, there is a theory that is called good money and bad money. The theory developed by Prof Clayton Christensen describes two scenarios that can influence how emergent ideas are nurtured during the nascent years. Bad money is money that wants me to become very big very fast because if I have to do that, then I…

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The Everlasting Teacher

It was William Arthur Ward that said “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” Profound. Prof Clayton Magleby Christensen who I got to know through Harvard Business School is not only a superior teacher but also a great one. Clayton didn’t go into academia early in his career. After receiving…

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Sleeping and Singing in the Storm

If you are a Bible student, you would have read the story of Jesus sleeping during a storm while His disciples were afraid and troubled, thinking they were going to die. Like the disciples, we too often encounter storms in our life, which may make us feel God can’t or won’t work. Perhaps, it is a doctor’s negative report,…

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The best treasure ever

Wouldn’t it be so cool to find hidden treasure! That was what some people in a tiny, rural village in South Africa’s Kwa-Zulu Natal regions thought they found beneath the soil recently. As word spread that there were diamonds to be found, thousands of people descended with pick-axes in hand. One of the pictures that trended was that of…

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Banish Doubt

For a child of God to mistrust his Father’s love, truth, and faithfulness must be greatly displeasing to the Lord. How could we ever doubt His upholding grace? Christ Himself said, “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.” (John 10:28). If His love could fail, these…

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It’s okay to change your mind

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the Egyptian politician and the sixth Secretary- General of the United Nations was absolutely right when he said “It is only a foolish man that doesn’t change his mind.”  When you discover your position or decision has been wrong concerning an issue, you shouldn’t waste time changing your mind. That was what Ray Dalio and Carl Icahn…

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Your secular job is God’s work

Anyone that believes in Christ is on God’s team and has a special assignment. It doesn’t matter whether you are a pastor or not; as long as you are a child of God, you have been called and given the ability to work for the Lord in all that you do, including your secular job. Not many believers in…

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