Is language essential for a true relationship? I contemplated this as we travelled through Italy for our honeymoon. We struggled to make connections with the people we met. This was exemplified in our relationship with our hotel shuttle driver. He told us he was from West Africa, so we shared a common African heritage. He… Continue reading Joh 1v1 – Capisci? Understand?
While travelling through Turkey, there is one thing you can’t miss. Every day, a loud call is broadcasted across the city five times throughout the day. It serves as a reminder for everyone to engage in prayer. It started as early as 3:30 am, which caused me to wake up a few times. It may… Continue reading Rom 10v13 – Crying out
Someone has just said something offensive or unkind to you. Before you have time to think, you respond angrily. What is it about human nature that it always seeks to justify itself, always chooses the wrong words, and always says hurtful words instead of being silent or saying kind, loving words? Jesus promises to live… Continue reading Jam 1v19 – Slow to speak
“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