Category: Inspiration

A Time For Thanksgiving

A Time For Thanksgiving

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalm 100:4 In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 As lilies of the valley pour forth perfume, so good hearts pour forth thanksgiving. No mercy is too […]

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What is the Parable of the Good Samaritan About?

What is the Parable of the Good Samaritan About?

The Parable of the Good Samaritan is precipitated by and in answer to a question posed to Jesus by a lawyer. In this case the lawyer would have been an expert in the Mosaic Law and not a court lawyer of today. The lawyer’s question was, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” (Luke 10:25). This question provided […]

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The Return to Innocence

The Return to Innocence

With the continued normalization of vice in modern life, the idea of preserving or recovering innocence seems somewhat irrelevant. For most people, a return to innocence is more likely to bring to mind a new age hit single from the nineties than a serious societal concern. Today, only a few parents (usually of the Mormon or traditional Catholic variety) will […]

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Talking to Teens When Leaders Fail.

How Do You Talk to Your Teens When Our Leaders Failed Them

I think my most difficult experience in youth ministry, to date, is talking to teens about someone they look up to who failed them. It is trial by fire, and has come my way multiple times. Leader failures are the reality of our fallen world, and of the Body of Christ broken by sin. Whether it is remote (church scandals […]

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Will Heaven Be on Earth.

Will Heaven Be on Earth?

It is important to note that “heaven comes to earth” only through God’s miraculous intervention and re-creation. No amount of human effort, as noble is it may be in some cases, will ever be able to create “heaven on earth.” People may speak of spending eternity with God in heaven, and they may also speak of eternal punishment in hell. […]

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Jesus of Nazareth (Image by Thomas B).

Jesus of Nazareth

The point of origin and central figure of the Christian faith is our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Son of God. Jesus of Nazareth is the Messiah prophesied in Hebrew Scripture, our Old Testament of the Bible. Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary in Bethlehem (Luke 2). St. Joseph took his wife Mary and the infant Jesus on the […]

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Bodhisattva Padmapani in the Ajanta caves in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district. (WikiCommons)

Everybody Has An Opinion on What Yoga is For and No One’s Got it Right

They say Jesus could walk on water, and turn water into wine. Many have postulated that he was a yogi, with siddha powers. That he must have learned it in a Hindu or Buddhist monastery in India during his missing years. This yoga-of-power is very different from the popular, and sanitised, yoga-for-fitness of the global village, or the yoga-for-devotion of […]

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Why Do People Choose Not to Go to Church?

Why Do People Choose Not to Go to Church?

This video from Saint James explore the reasons why people don’t go to Church and offers biblical answers as to why it is import to Fellowship with other believers in Christ. (Video: Compliments of Saint James on YouTube) You will appreciate the sincerity of this video and the examples it made to Jesus as our mirror. It points out that […]

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ECWA Executives

Report of the 66th ECWA General Church Council (GCC) Meeting in Jos Nigeria

by Rev. Henry Bello | The President implored all ECWA leaders to adhere to the ECWA theme for 2019 (Behold! I am doing a new thing. Isaiah 43:19) in their teachings. He prayed that God will certainly do new things this year for His church. Behold! I am doing a new thing. Isaiah 43:19 (ECWA 2019 Theme) The ECWA General Church […]

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What if God calls you to be an architect?

What if God Calls You to Be An Architect?

by Femi B. Adeleye | Our professional callings are pre-ordained to be spheres of service to God. Because the workplace is where most of us spend most of our time week after week, it provides a unique opportunity for ministry (Video clip: The Most Amazing Modern Architecture Design on Earth by Unique World). In my years of working with students, […]

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