Two weeks ago, I sat down with a friend. Her name is Ethel. She is the beautiful soul that helps me maintain my home, my kids and my sanity. Her face drooped a little as she was floating around our home, doing her thing. So I called her to sit with me. She pulled up … Continue reading Fear Fighting Scriptures
Isaiah 28:16 CSB - "Therefore the Lord God said: "Look, I have laid a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable." Our thoughts wonder in the wake of our Presidents address on Tuesday night and we wait, patiently and expectantly for another one … Continue reading Christ Alone, Our Cornerstone
As I reflected on the beauty of this Easter weekend and shared in festivities with my family, I felt to reach out to those who are faced with the reality of lockdown loneliness. And I wanted to encourage you, especially at a time like this: we are no longer lonely. It's a strange thing to … Continue reading No Longer Lonely
We have reached day 14 of lockdown living in South Africa. The city has come to a grinding holt. The streets are empty. The shops are deserted. Parking lots are vacant. Coffee shops are closed. The beaches are barren and the birds are finally coming out to play. The sound of screeching cars and traffic … Continue reading “Be Still”
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