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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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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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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Hold On…

If you are in the Bitcoin community, you will be familiar with HODL, one of the most common slang terms in cryptocurrency. It originated as a drunken misspelling of the world “hold” and it means you should not sell your Bitcoin during more volatile market movement time periods, when negative mainstream news cycles occur and other uneasy moments surrounding…

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Strength in Tough Times

It is easy to think that once we give our lives to Christ we won’t have problems or difficulties in life again. However, thinking this way may lead to disappointments in future or may cause others to backslide when an unexpected crisis occurs. We must remind ourselves that everyone in the world experiences tough times because life is not…

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Follow Jesus like a Bitcoin maximalist

A Bitcoin maximalist is someone who believes with unwavering conviction that Bitcoin is the only crytocurrency – in fact, currency – that will be needed in the future. Maximalists believe strongly that any cryptocurrency that is not Bitcoin is not only technically flawed, but morally questionable. Even when they know they could make more money holding another cryptocurrency, they…

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Let your belief transform your community

I once visited Logan, a city in Utah, USA. It is about two hours drive from Salt Lake City Airport. One beautifully strange thing about Logan is this: Buses are free. You can catch Buses to anywhere in the city without paying even a dime. Although Buses don’t operate on Sundays and special holidays like the holiday on July 4 when…

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