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To My Fellow Tired African Christian

To My Fellow Tired African Christian

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile" - Romans 1:16 (NIV) "Ya, the Gospel is great and all, but we need more than that! This message of Salvation isn't...

A Culture of Evangelism

A Culture of Evangelism

When we think of personal evangelism, we need to think of it as any spiritual discipline. We need to practice it and make it part of our daily routine just as we make reading the Bible and prayer part of our daily lives. Each person is tasked with the responsibility...

The Pastor and Self-Discipline

The Pastor and Self-Discipline

What are the marks of false teachers? What are the characteristics of men who stand against the kingdom of God? Peter describes them as those who “follow their sensuality” (2 Peter 2:2). They revel in the daytime (2 Peter 2:13). Their stomach is a controlling factor...

Spiritual Disciplines for Pastors

Spiritual Disciplines for Pastors

When I first began my stint in ministry, as an intern in a Church in Nairobi, we were constantly reminded that being in the ministry was like working in a kitchen. The minister labors to produce spiritual food and then serves it to a congregation. Then we were given a...

DISCIPLE-MAKING FOR KING JESUS

DISCIPLE-MAKING FOR KING JESUS

We live in a world of ever-increasing isolation and individualism. Coming to a church gathering is itself an act of defiance to the prevailing culture where we’re encouraged to do what we want when we want. But to gather as a church, we must. Why? Because, as Mark...

Prosperity Gospel

Prosperity Gospel

On the Prosperity Gospel I was converted to Christ in the year 2000. At the time, I had lived as a lifelong Roman Catholic faithful. After my conversion, I sought to move to a protestant Church. The only one that was to be found near our home was an independent...

What does a healthy church member look like?

What does a healthy church member look like?

The purpose of this article is not to argue for church membership. I write this firmly believing that formal church membership is scriptural and beneficial, and others have done a much better job than I could at drawing that out that point. My goal here is to briefly...

For God’s Sake, Listen

For God’s Sake, Listen

As I begin, I am reminded of the apostle Paul’s autobiographical appeal, “Would to God you could bear with me a little in my folly” (2 Cor 11:1). Please, bear with me as I share some personal details to set the context for this article.   I am an alien. Not the...

IS YOUR CHURCH REALLY GOSPEL-CENTRED?

IS YOUR CHURCH REALLY GOSPEL-CENTRED?

I once heard a story of a husband who had forgotten his wife’s birthday. At the end of the evening, as they were getting into bed, the wife’s phone rang. The husband was a little surprised to hear the phone ring so late at night. But he was even more ashamed of...