Relationship

The price of fatherhood

I find being a dad exhilarating and terrifying in equal measure. My kids are under 10, and they still look up to me. My son, in particular, watches me closely. A few years ago, he thought I was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom! That’s some pedestal! Recently, I spoke to a friend who’s …

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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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Stop it and grow up

I am grieved by the hostility between Christians because of differences in their political affiliations. It isn’t limited to politics either. We see similar animosity between Christians from different racial groups and different socio-economic backgrounds. Even with Christians from the same cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, tensions exist because many will focus more on what makes …

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Cast your burdens

“Who’s driving?” my 4-year old asks her 7-year old brother. “Daddy” he responds confidently. He then adds: “all we have to do is sit back and relax”. I smiled at myself because I’ve been reflecting on what it means to cast your burdens onto Jesus especially in difficult times. This was an object lesson. My …

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Are you sitting at the banquet table?

As I reflect on my life, I am convinced that my greatest deficiency is not truly knowing, comprehending and believing how God feels about me. As Christians, we often make very profound statements flippantly, like: “I am a child of God”. Such a statement has huge implications for us and God. God is The King, …

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