Tag: Prayer

Established in Prayer

When I was a new Christian in my early teens, one of the main arenas of discipleship and spiritual growth for me was the act of worship. I learnt how to play the guitar so that I could play worship songs. I had singing lessons so I could lead worship in church. In my own…

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Trusting God for daily bread

There is part of the Lord’s Prayer that asks God the father for daily bread. It is reminiscent of the Old Testament story of God providing mana from heaven to feed his people in the wilderness. This week I read Exodus and one of the things that stood out to me and challenged me was…

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Loose Cords

“Your cords hang loose; they cannot hold the mast firm in its place or keep the sail spread out” – Isaiah 33:23 I came across this verse in my Bible readings this morning. I was convicted. There are a lot of areas in my life in which I can identify loose cords. Cords and rigging…

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Coffee-Preferences

Since the lockdown began around year and a half ago (how time flies!), I’ve taken up an interest in coffee. Of course, I’ve enjoyed coffee for quite sometime before COVID hit, but it’s really been since being stuck at home for so long that I’ve really been paying attention to brewing it with some semblance…

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Six Leadership Lessons (Part 3): Sense of Destiny and Lifetime Perspective

The first two lessons were 1) maintaining a learning posture throughout life and 2) valuing spiritual authority as a primary power base. The next two lessons were 3) recognising the importance of leadership selection and development and 4) maintaining a dynamic ministry philosophy. This week we finish looking at Clinton’s six leadership lessons. 5) Effective…

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Meeting God in the Evenings

I am a morning person, and as such, I meet with God deliberately and patiently in the mornings. It’s part of my decision to give God the ‘best’ I have. Of course, as a Christian I have the liberty to enjoy constant communion with God throughout the day. I know that He is with me…

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What disturbs you?

One of the things I have found is that God likes to disrupt areas of my life where I am not trusting Him completely. Be that in my work, relationships, hobbies or even in my spirituality and religion. It is so easy to fall into the trap of (attempting to) “put God in a box”.…

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