Principles

Effective Prayer: Part 2

Last week, I mentioned in three years of following Jesus, the only thing the disciples asked Jesus to teach them was how to pray.  They may have asked Jesus to teach them other things, but this is the only one recorded explicitly in Scripture.[Luke 11:1] Today, many Christians pray, but how many of us were …

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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, …

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Some thoughts on fatherhood

“Fathers…bring up your children in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” [Ephesians 6:4]. That verse of Scripture controverts anyone who says that it’s just the woman’s responsibility to raise children. When I first read this verse, I thought my Bible had an error. Surely, it should say fathers and mothers, right? The original Greek …

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Some thoughts on relationships

Many couples around the world celebrated Valentine’s Day yesterday. So, I’ve been thinking about relationships, especially marriage. This week, I’d like to share some thoughts on marriage with those already married, and those looking to get married because sadly, there are too many struggling Christian marriages. Statistically, there seems to be no difference between Christian …

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