Character

Cognitive Dissonance

There’s a prayer I learned as a kid that I’ve now taught my kids. It goes: “Jesus I love You. All I have is Yours. Yours I am, and Yours I want to be. Do with me whatever You will”. It’s a prayer of complete surrender they recite without fully comprehending its implications, which is …

Cognitive Dissonance Read More »

Deconstructing the Christian walk: Part 3

Several people gave up everything to follow Jesus during His earthly ministry. Some of them left behind their families, jobs, etc., to accompany a street preacher on evangelical missions across Israel for three years [Luke 18:28]. It was a risky, uncomfortable leap of faith [Luke 6:58]. John tells us that these men and women beheld …

Deconstructing the Christian walk: Part 3 Read More »

Deconstructing the Christian walk: Part 2

In any journey, it’s worthwhile to know where you are in relation to your destination. Anyone who decides to follow Jesus must realise that it’s a journey with a predetermined path, and we aren’t at liberty to change the route or the destination. In the first part of this discourse, I pointed out that if, …

Deconstructing the Christian walk: Part 2 Read More »