In the season of the COVID-19 virus, we have seen the church arise stronger than ever before. The platforms that once renounced the name of the Lord - internet, social media - now rejoices in the name of the Lord. We have seen a wave of online church services, live broadcasts, live prayer meetings, etc. … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 3.
If you have not read 'Part 1' - you can find it here: Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1. David was a giant slayer. Giant slayers are key players in advancing the kingdom of God. Most times, when we face challenges head on - like David did - we face some resistance. The … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 2.
I wrote this post a few years ago, as my little girl was about to start the new school year. It's worth re-sharing. It's accurate for the season we find ourselves in, as we face a worldwide pandemic. I have added a few Bible study notes below. Please read: 1 Samuel 17 I made everyone some … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1.
In a season where we are called to have faith over fear - it would be appropriate to examine the life of those in Gods Word, who in similar situations to the one we find ourselves in; a worldwide pandemic - exercised their faith in larger proportions to their fear. Let's have a look at … Continue reading Faith: A Noah type of Faith
Tonight, at 12:00 the whole of South Africa will enter into a 21 day mandatory lockdown. In every effort to support the government in their decision to lock down our country - we will have to find creative ways of spending 21 days in insolation. How we choose to spend these days is completely up … Continue reading Facedown
Our news feeds are flooded with coronavirus updates. News that fills us with fear. Numbers that keep rising. Notions that startle us. Neighbours that keep stockpiling. Nations that are in turmoil. Our conversations, text messages, voice notes, phone calls, Facebook feeds and Instagram profiles are saturated with the COVID-19 name. It's a world epidemic. And … Continue reading He Is Still In Control
Paige, my near 3 year old, was in timeout recently because she had misbehaved. Salted water droplets fell from her eyes, as she sat in a corner of the room with her nose against the wall. Our lovely nanny Ethel followed the loud shrieks down the passage towards where Paige was sitting. Ethel tapped Paige … Continue reading To Cry is to Grow
Our church is having a time of prayer and fasting this weekend, and I thought it would be a good idea to dig deep into the reasons why we pray and fast. What does it mean and what does it look like? As mentioned in my previous blog post, which you can read here; Gods … Continue reading Prayer and Fasting
It's twenty-twenty. The new year has started. The season of merriment and Mariah Carey's Christmas carols are over. School starts soon and work awaits. The new year beckons us. Are you ready? We packed away our Christmas tree today. As we took off each Christmas angel and all the different Christmas balls; my daughter had … Continue reading Twenty-Twenty
Did you know that when you still have nine minutes left to go on the treadmill, it's a whole lot different to when there are only nine minutes left of your favourite TV show. I felt God challenge me with this thought as I looked down at the 21 minute timer on a 30 minute … Continue reading Nine Minutes in 2019