I recently had the opportunity to run a marathon, and as always, as I trudge wearily along the roads, I am in awe of those who I see ahead of me. It’s not just that they are ahead of me, but the fact that I would never have picked them as a marathon runner. Some… Continue reading 1Ti4v8 – How fit do they look?
My marathon training was halted due to an Achilles injury. After a visit to the physio, I learned that my Achilles was not the issue but rather an imbalance in my hamstrings. After some further rehab, I realised that the hamstring imbalance was due to a weakness in my glutes. So I focused on fixing… Continue reading Joh 6v35 – Root cause analysis
If someone asked you how to become a successful tennis player like Roger Federer, what would you say? You would likely say that success only comes through hard work, studying the best techniques, perseverance, and lots of coaching and practice. So, if someone asked you how to become righteous like Jesus, Many would answer with… Continue reading Rom 3v22 – Right with God
The world recently changed in a significant way. Artificial Intelligence (AI) burst onto the scene with its incredible ability to create content. “Circuits and code, no heart to feel, AI writes poems with digital zeal.” All of a sudden, poems like this, written by AI, can be instantly created. However, despite the ease with which… Continue reading Rom 12v1 – AI sacrifice
What characteristics would your friends use to describe you? Would they say you are mindful of your actions and always strive to put everyone else’s feelings before your own? Or would they say you mainly focus on your own wants and needs? In Proverbs 20:11, we read: “Even a child is known by his deeds,… Continue reading Pro 20v11 – The child’s behaviour
In my early days learning about computer programming, we were taught about the GIGO principle – Garbage In, Garbage Out. It meant that if the computer program allowed bad data to be input it would output the wrong results. As humans, we are no different. The things we put into our minds are the very… Continue reading Deu 11v18-19 – G.I.G.O.
Jack Dale’s greatest desire was to win a gold medal in the 50m Olympic freestyle race. His dad was a very talented swimmer and agreed to be his coach. Over the years, Jack followed his dad’s training program and instructions. Sometimes it was really difficult pushing Jack beyond what he thought possible. However, his dream… Continue reading Isa 26v8 – Trust and glory
“Oh, My God!” This has become a common refrain in our media-moulded society. Yet, the speaker is seldom crying out to God or giving him praise. Our words are a reflection of what we read and hear. Jesus said, “For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” (Matthew 12:34). And sadly, today, our… Continue reading Exo 4:12 – God’s mouth
There is a moment in the movie Dead Poets Society when the children all stand on their desks and call out “O Captain, my Captain”, to give recognition to their inspirational teacher John Keating, played by Robin Williams. Many of us have had a teacher who was inspirational and had a profound impact on our… Continue reading Psa 143:10 – The Inspirational Teacher
God’s Word is living and like anything living it changes revealing new things to us all the time. Today I experienced this reading Titus 2:11-14, which I have read many times. “(11) For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. (12) It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and… Continue reading Tit 2v11 – The Grace teacher