Should we wash people’s feet today?

Today is Maundy Thursday. Is the first day of a 3 day celebration for Christians. This period is where one remembers the last supper, the crucifixion and the death of Jesus, and the Resurrection to new life. Maundy Thursday remembers the last supper Jesus had with his friends before going to the cross. As I…

Know the Shepherd’s voice

Two men were called on, in a large classroom, to recite Psalm 23. One was an orator trained in speech technique and drama. He repeated the psalm in a powerful way. When he finished, the audience cheered and asked for an encore. Then the other man repeated the same words but when he finished, no…

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4 ways to honour God’s name

Names are important, aren’t they? They form part of our identity; when someone asks, “Who are you?” The first answer people will generally answer with is their name. We also get annoyed or even angry when people misspell or say it wrong. The reason why is because our names mean something to us. For example,…

Move into the neighbourhood

I used to live with a friend who had a couple of cats and sometimes I would feed them and when I would go to so, they would always run away. Even though, all I used to do was go and give them food, they always ran away from me. I want you to imagine…

6 ways to defeat temptation

I recently read a journal article which had done a study where a big group of women were offered a fictitious candidate partner who had been tailored to match their interests exactly. The photograph of “Mr Right” was the same for all women participants Half the participants were told their ideal mate was single, and…

How should Christians live in a music obsessed world?

Music has caught the imagination of the people. According to Nielsen’s 2014 study, 93% of people in American listening to music and on average spend 25 hours+ listening to the favourite tracks. 75% said they intentionally choose music to relax, which is more than they claim to actively choose to watch TV (73%). We in…