Month: April 2020

Good News

A preacher once said: “Jesus Christ didn’t come into the world to make bad people good. He came into the world to make dead people live.” This statement captures the difference between salvation by religion and salvation by grace. Religion says follow this list of dos and don’ts and you will be good enough. In …

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What does Easter mean for you?

Yesterday we commemorated an event which has only happened once in the history of the world. 2000 years ago, Jesus of Nazareth was gruesomely tortured and killed. However, 3 days later, He rose from the dead. Jesus, after His resurrection, appeared to more than 500 people over 40 days. In some cases, He even shared …

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The thin slice of time

You have probably heard the expression: “it’s the hope that kills you”. It’s often used when a situation is so desperate and the outcome seems irredeemably certain. However, there is something about the human spirit that clings to hope. Interestingly, this narrative is repeatedly portrayed in many of the movies we watch. How often do …

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A Good Friday Reflection

I have heard people argue “…I am a good person; I don’t need God”. This is the same as saying, “I am righteous enough on my own”. I suspect this is because we are comparing ourselves with the people around us. The thieves, rapists, murderers and so on. I can understand why someone who has …

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