Seeking a better country

Seeking a better country

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Christians love their families, spouses, jobs, and churches – but their sights should be set ahead beyond the horizon. Christians are activists, invested in witnessing to a needy world – but they take frequent glances toward a promised community still to come. Christians are gardeners and builders, shaping environments, turning weed pits into floral splendour, painting and patching and clearing – but they know God is building something far more beautiful and breathtaking just for them. Christians should be characterised by looking forward to the future. We should not be attached to this world, because all that we are and have here is temporary. We should not love our present home so much that we lose sight of God’s future blessing. Don’t store up your treasures here; store them in a better country.

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Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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