God laughed

In Joshua chapters 21 & 22, the leaders of Israel cast lots to determine who got which parcel of land.  I just smiled.  As I meditated upon this, the wheels of time seemed to roll back slowly.  It was a cool, beautiful Saturday evening.  I was in my final year in Senior High School...

Hallmarks of Effective Leadership II

We are all leaders in one way or another. We are either leading ourselves in the pursuit of our goals and dreams or leaders in our homes, workplaces, churches or communities. Leadership requires courage. Every leader must be courageous. Someone has said that courage is not the absence of fear but the mastery of fear; the...

Hallmarks of Effective Leadership I

All over the world today, there’s a call for effective leadership. Nations are crying for leaders who would lead them out of the crisis created by COVID 19.There is a direct link between effective leadership and the growth of any organization. A leadership expert, John C. Maxwell, has described this as the law of...

Are you filling the void?

God did not send His son into the world to condemn the world but that the world might be saved through Him. John 3:17 I once read a chilling account of a 15- year- old who took her own life. In her letter to her parents, written just before she committed suicide, she spoke of...

Do you excel in goodness?

For he was a good man, full of the Spirit and of faith Acts 11:24 Barnabas was one of the leaders whom God used in establishing the early church in Asia. He was willing to give Paul a chance after Paul's conversion to Christianity at a time when other believers were skeptical. I think the...

Learning to Love III

An Interview with Mrs. Margaret Sackey –a marriage counsellor (continued from last week) Her take on love in marriages?  In the first few years of marriage, especially for those who marry in their twenties and thirties, the focus is on physical intimacy, attraction etc. However as you grow older, the focus shifts from just the...