Bible Moment: Shift Your Focus

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what the will of God is—what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 Take a Moment to Ponder Distractions are all around us. There are a myriad of things …

Bible Moment: Here to Serve

For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 (NRSV) A Moment to Ponder Jesus was teaching his disciples, especially James and John, about serving others. Scripture records that the brothers, sons of Zebedee, had …

Bible Moment: Being Christian

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life  1 John 5: 20 Take …

Bible Moment: Gender ‘norms’

“So the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah went to the prophetess Huldah the wife of Shallum son of Tikvah, son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe; she resided in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter, where they consulted her. 15 She declared to them, “Thus says the Lord, the …

Bible Moment: ‘Keep Your Spiritual Fervour’

  Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervour, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (Romans 12:11-12, NIV) Take a Moment to Ponder As the two-year period set aside in our Diocese for Intentional Discipleship progresses it is important that the …

Bible Moment: Lead me in your Righteousness

“Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, able to discern good and evil; for who can govern this your great people” (1 Kings 3:9) Take a Moment to Ponder I believe that each of us, at one time or another has been given some kind of …

Bible Moment: Lessons from Job

“Then Job answered.” Job 12:1 Take a Moment to Ponder It is back to school time, for those of us who have been students before, and a whole new adventure for those who will be donning uniforms and attending classes for the first time. Brimming with excitement and anticipation, we …

BIBLE MOMENT: CALLED TO SERVE

Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. (Luke 18:31) Take a Moment to Ponder As we seek to prepare to execute our programme of Intentional Discipleship in …

Bible Moment: God is Present-Everyday

Out of the depths have I called to you, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice let your ears consider well my supplication…For there is forgiveness with you; therefore you shall be feared. I wait for the Lord; my soul waites for him; in his word is my hope…O Israel wait …

Bible Moment: Family of God

“Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.” (Revelation 21:7) Take a Moment to Ponder I am from a large family. There are nine of us as siblings. We were privileged to have both parents present and active in …