Posts from September 2021

Posts from September 2021

Marked For Service

Several years ago, a group of college boys showed up at the door of our Church.  They had been invited by a young lady from their college to come and worship with her at her Church.  So, they showed up and it was obvious that coming to Church was not their forte.  Many of them had tattoos on their bodies and the typical Christian would have written them off as non-starters.  Fast forward to the end of the Service, some…

Sharing The Grace Of Friendship With Our Neighbors

At our Bible fellowship last week, we watched this movie titled “The Good Lie”, an American Drama written by Margaret Nagle.  It was a captivating story of how five orphans along with other children embarked on a difficult journey to Kenya and ultimately to the United States.  One thing very obvious in the movies is the brotherhood, sisterhood, and sense of camaraderie that existed among all the children who embarked on this journey.  The sacrificial love that these children were…

Privileged To Be A Blessing

Many of us are highly privileged, although we seldom accept that we are.  Privileges can often lead one to become dispassionate about the social issues that are going on around us.  In fact, privileges are quick to become instruments of oppression.  A person who grew up in an affluent family is quick to look down on those from modest backgrounds and call them lazy.  Folks from privileged backgrounds often blame people stricken with poverty for their own misfortune.  We tend…

Seeing Myself As God Sees Me

There is a great revelation for us when we are able to see spiritually.  We can finally see ourselves the way God sees us.  How do we see ourselves the way God sees us?   This kind of vision involves a change in our mindset that only the spirit of God can help us achieve.  Many times, we tend to see ourselves from the mirrors that the world hands to us rather than the one the Lord has given us through…