“Belongings Left Unattended Will Be Removed.”

“Belongings left unattended will be removed.” – says Starbucks. And that’s exactly what the devil says too – “Belongings (your church members) left unattended (uncared for, discouraged and emotionally abandoned or marginalized) will be removed (from your church into my kingdom of darkness)!” The church – God’s family – must live and behave like a…

What Comes After Resurrection and Ascension?

After resurrection comes the ascension, and then Pentecost. Christians should never just rejoice over the resurrection of Christ and basked in amazement over the ascension. We have to move on to Pentecost. While the Day of Pentecost took place some 2000 years ago, every believer today needs a personal Pentecost! Pentecost is about waiting on…

What Is Love?

What is love? Love can be felt and it generates emotions but it is not merely a feeling or an emotion. Love is a verb, an action verb. That means love is something demonstrated. We don’t just SAY we love, we SHOW our love. (Do note that I said “show” not “show-off”.) “Greater love has…

God Is Powerful!

God has the power to deliver us from hurt and pain. He has the power to heal our sicknesses. He has the wisdom to counsel us and He has the patience to remain faithful even when we are faithless. He alone is God and no weapon formed against us will prosper because the Lord will…

Worship – A Means to Experience God

Both personal and corporate worship are amazing means through which we draw close to the Lord, give thanks to Him for His love and faithfulness toward us, express our love and devotion for Him and recall to mind His goodness, kindness, love, mercy, grace, holiness and righteousness. The vehicle of music is a God-given means…

Chief Dangers Confronting Christianity

The founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth – who was always quick with a quotable quip for the press once responded: “In answer to your inquiry, I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be: Religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, politics without God, and…

Are You an Admirer of Christ or a Disciple of His?

White American pastor Clarence Jordan asked his brother Robert Jordan (state senator) if he would serve as legal representative of his church – the Koinonia community (an inter-racial Christian community, where white and colored people worshipped together, severely persecuted by white Christians in 1950s) and the following was how the conversation went. “Clarence, I can’t…