Three times, God tells Joshua to be strong and courageous. You probably agree that you cannot be strong and courageous if feel rejected and alone. For that reason, God promised Joshua that he wouldn't abandon him or reject him.God's promise to Israel didn't change when Moses died. Instead, God appointed Joshua to lead the wayward Israelites to the Promised Land. The job … [Read more...] about 3 Things That Will make You Strong and Courageous
A Christian living resource for African Christians by Christian Africans. The Gospel is the power of God for salvation to anyone who believes (Romans 1:6). The goal of Theology in Africa is to be a platform that helps to reveal the righteousness of God with clarity and faithfulness. After all, the call for the church in Africa is to live by faith. What does it mean to follow Christ in the 21st Century?
A man who read the Bible professionally once asked Christ, “What can I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus Christ did not give him a list of Bible verses or a 2-hour lecture on foundations of soteriology. He answered with a question.He answered with a question.However, the learned man's question revealed a glaring error in the purpose of reading and understanding the … [Read more...] about Dear White Evangelicals, I Am Black Do You Love Me?
Six months ago, I wanted to write on what the Bible says about Christians who commit suicide. I had heard stories of Christians who committed suicide because of sexual problems, adultery, and many other moral issues. Although heartbreaking, the stories were too distant to elicit an emotion.I am glad I didn’t write that article.You probably can tell I wanted to write … [Read more...] about 5 Things Only Suicide Survivors Understand
If you read the Book of Genesis you probably encountered some of the amazing women of the Bible. They are flawed, scarred and often forgotten. But I believe the church can learn much by studying these women.When was the last time you heard a sermon about the women of the Bible? You probably heard preachers referring to a woman with an issue of blood, the Samaritan woman, … [Read more...] about What Women of the Bible Teach Us on the Goodness of God
Listening to her prayer request left me shocked. I did not expect to hear that. Especially from a woman fighting for her life. What kind of prayer request was that?“Please, can you pray that I may receive the Holy Spirit,” she mumbled in a piercing hiss as she fought for breath. But that wasn’t all. “I want the Holy Spirit to guide me,” added Buhle (not her real name).I … [Read more...] about An Open Letter to My Friends Who Make a Prayer Request