Keep away from Babylon

How often do you read the Book of Revelation? Read it often. There is a blessing attached to reading and putting its principles into practice. And when you read it don’t get bogged down in all the details of the awesome visions revealed to Apostle John instead focus on the all-encompassing theme in all the visions i.e., the ultimate…

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The Gospel of Wealth

I came across an interesting article titled the Gospel of Wealth, few days ago thanks to Twitter. It was originally titled “Wealth” and published in the North American Review in June 1889 by Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist. It was Carnegie that led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century, becoming one of…

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Praying for healing

1 Peter 2: 24 (By His stripes you were healed) is my go to Bible verse when I need to pray for myself or others to be healed by God. Recently I was thinking about migraine that I used to suffer from. I don’t experience it again. God has healed me. Praise God! God is always ready and able…

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Thriving in a turbulent environment

South Africa’s second-largest retail pharmacy chain, Dis-Chem announced few days ago that her revenue grew by 16.3% to about $1 billion despite Covid19 lockdown and July’s civil unrest. One of the reasons the company gave for its performance was a rapid adaption to the e-commerce environment as a result of Covid-19 initial lockdown. Instead of the company complaining about…

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It’s good to think about heaven

I recently shared on Facebook and Twitter that “when I get to heaven in 2075 (if Jesus tarries). Guess the second person I would like to meet?” One of my friends that responded guessed right the second person I would like to meet. After meeting our Lord Jesus, the second person I would like to meet is Apostle Paul….

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The problem with our hearts and the only solution

I recently read that over one million Europeans were captured by Arab slave traders and sold as slaves to North Africa between 1530 and 1780. Many Europeans later went on to be become master slave traders who enslaved and transported people from Central and West Africa. Irrespective of our race, we all have one common problem – our heart….

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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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