Tagged: The Gospel

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Two weeks ago, I was preaching in Kigali, Rwanda 🇷🇼. I preached in the country’s biggest English speaking congregation. It’s called Christian Life Assembly (CLA) church. The church is located in the city and attracts many wealthy individuals and expatriates. The church also attracts many politicians. I had done preachings on Friday and Saturday because of the Father’s Day weekend…More

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The pride of Namaan in 2 Kings 5 almost cost him his healing. Naaman came all the way from Aram to Israel to have his leprosy cured because he heard a witness speak of the power of God to heal him. He was directed to meet Elisha the prophet. Elisha did not meet the dignitary. He sent out his servant…More

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I know it is not Christmas time, but I have to share a Christmas testimony because of something that happened to me last week on Friday. On the night of Friday the 29th of September 2023, I was seated in my living room. I was then overcome by a sudden compelling urge to sing the song “O Holy Night.” I…More

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The story of Joseph in Egypt teaches us that what seems like unanswered prayers from God, a life of seemingly unending pain, unjust suffering and uncertainty about our future could very well be the ingredients to the right life and God’s perfect plan for our lives. Joseph’s greatest prayers are answered exceedingly, abundantly and beyond what he could ask or…More

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We are gathered here today to mourn the untimely death of our dear beloved Self. He was a devoted fornicator, esteemed thief, cherished blasphemer and a wonderful sanctimonious man that we all loved to hate. Early life and Education Self was born promptly at the same time his biological body came into this earth. He was empowered by the gloriously…More

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Let your heart be ready the day God forgives your enemies. At the heart of the Gospel is a plea for us not to allow the grace and mercy of God to be an offence to your sensibilities. In the parable of the prodigal son, the elder brother was offended by the Father’s restoration of the younger sinful brother. The…More

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I recently had a brief online discussion with a friend of mine on using a seeker-sensitive approach in reaching out to youth who are not attending church. If you have not heard the term before, seeker sensitivity is an approach by some churches to reach people who do not attend the church through attractive mediums. The attractive mediums are meant…More

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I had a dream from the LORD on night before Thursday 24th February 2022. In the dream, I walked into a church. I had arrived on time. The service had not yet started. In the dream, I was carrying in my arms my second born daughter, Ivanna. The church congregants had also arrived on time and were waiting for the…More

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2 Corinthians 11:4 “For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted—you may well put up with it” (NKJV) Paul the Apostle held a concern about the Corinthian church. They were a group that were…More

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Dr. Timothy Keller, in his sermon “The Grace of Law” tells of a married couple that came to see him. The man had rude, crude and lewd behaviour and it was breaking their marriage. The wife threatened to leave him and he sobered up. He agreed to go for counselling. He agreed to stop the immoral life. He agreed to…More

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This post is a summary of the lessons I derived from a book I just finished reading. The details are below: Title: Conversion: How God Creates a People Author: Michael Lawrence Publisher: Crossway in partnership with Ekklesia Afrika Year: 2017 Pages: 137 Michael Lawrence addresses one of the most confounding things facing the final church age- the issue of false…More

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Is your church preaching the Gospel or is it preaching humanism? I have had the opportunity to visit several churches in the past year. In some cases, I’ve been called to preach. In other instances, my wife and I just decided to visit. A handful warmed our hearts with the unadulterated preaching of the gospel. However, a good number centred…More

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Israel 3 BC Gabriel dropped into the earth’s atmosphere at neck-breaking speed. The small blue and white bead in his view was growing larger by the second. The closer Gabriel approached, did more distinct colours of the planet Earth emerge- fields of blue ocean, patches of brown and green and scattered white. Today’s cloud cover was heavy. Despite it, landing…More

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