rejoice || wilderness a well in the wasteland. There are times in life where we're "stuck" in the in-between. One of the toughest lessons I've had to learn, is to actively wait while I'm in the in-between. As Westerners, we're conditioned to be time-conscious -- not to waste time, but to save it and steward … Continue reading rejoice in the wilderness
I never thought that when I started ministering to a tribe with no knowledge of Jesus Christ or Christian theology, my own understanding of the gospel would be so deepened. There’s no need in ministry here to dig and strive for a new concept to teach every few days, as even the most basic concepts … Continue reading the simple Gospel
"After these things, I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands." - Revelation 7:9 How did this great multitude get there? Someone went, someone was sent, … Continue reading every tribe and tongue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_XfdfJ23lc Emperor Mwant Yanva travelled to Livingstone, Zambia to meet with Overland Missions about ministry opportunities in the D.R. Congo. This video has some highlights about the trip.
With only four more days to go (the countdown is set to midnight!) before I leave for Zambia, I am INCREDIBLY excited for all that lies ahead! You may not know me long enough to know the journey that God put me on to get me here: to this day, in this place, but it's … Continue reading thank you for keeping my arms up!
"Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Israelites went through on dry ground with a wall of water on their right and on their left." Exodus 14:27, 29 Exodus 12:1-42; Exodus 14:5-31 Moses did as God commanded him, and went to speak to Pharaoh, saying, "Let God's people go!" Moses and his … Continue reading online church: God rescues the Israelites
"You will be in charge of my palace, and my people will submit to your orders. Only with respect to the throne will I be greater than you."Genesis 41:40 Genesis 37 - 50 The bottom of the pit was dark and cold. Joseph looked up, and saw some movement at the top. There were many … Continue reading online church: God has a plan for Joseph
"She named him Moses, saying, "I drew him out of the water." Exodus 2:10 Pharaoh was a cruel and strict king. He wanted the Israelites to work as slaves and build big palaces and temples for him. One day, Pharaoh realised that the Israelites were becoming more than the Egyptians. "The Israelites are slaves," Pharaoh … Continue reading online church: God sends Miriam to help Moses
“God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me." Genesis 21:6 Genesis 18:1-15; Genesis 21:1-6 One day Sarah was sitting in the shade of the tent, fanning herself to cool off. The sun was blazing, and it was too hot to work outside. The camels were sleeping in the … Continue reading online church: God promises a son to Sarah
“Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” Genesis 15:1 Abram stood on the hill overlooking the valley. In the distance, he could see the lights of the city. The night was quiet and a cool breeze blew across the hilltop. Abram looked up at the stars above him. They … Continue reading online church: God promises a son to Abram
“I have put my rainbow in the clouds... The waters will never become a flood to destroy all life again." Genesis 9:13, 15 One afternoon, Noah was sitting in the shade watching his sons play with a ball. Shem passed the ball to Ham while Japheth tried to stop him from scoring a goal. Noah … Continue reading online church: God tells Noah to build a big boat
“You must not eat the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden." Genesis 3:3 https://youtu.be/Pq6e2tfh6ow God created us to live in close relationship with Him. On a sunny afternoon, Eve was sitting on a rock, when she saw a creature she had never seen before. "Who are you?" she asked. … Continue reading online church: God created us for relationship
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth."Genesis 1:1 Everything began when God said, “Let there be light!” https://youtu.be/rfbAKy1k08w God appointed Adam and Eve to rule over everything He created. Then God separated the light from the darkness. All in one day! God called the darkness night, and the light day. This was … Continue reading online church: in the beginning
Sin came into the world in the garden of Eden, when Adam failed to see that he was already like God, created in His image. The price for Salvation was claimed in the garden of Gethsemane, where Jesus willingly offered himself as Sacrifice in our stead so that Identity could be restored, reconciling us as Sons to the Father.
I refuse to be ashamed of sharing the wonderful message of God’s liberating power unleashed in us through Christ! For I am thrilled to preach that everyone who believes is saved—the Jew first, and then people everywhere! Romans 1:16 I took this picture on April 4th 2018 in Mpatamatu, central Zambia. We were on our … Continue reading for all men
In Luke 10:2, Jesus tells us that the harvest is ready, but that there are not enough labourers to bring in this mighty harvest. He also says we should pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out more labourers into the fields!
compassion calls you out of the boat, beyond your self-imposed limitations, beyond your comfort zone, into the uncharted waters where the glory of God dwells.
Isn't it wonderful that He keeps drawing us closer, inviting us to live face-to-face with Him, to breathe His life through the Spirit and to share in worship through fellowship?
Let us then fearlessly and confidently and boldly draw near to the throne of grace (the throne of God's unmerited favor to us sinners), that we may receive mercy [for our failures] and find grace to help in good time for every need [appropriate help and well-timed help, coming just when we need it].
When we have nothing else to fall back on, except God, it often forces us to dig deeper into Him; to hold on to the Promise Maker, and not only His promises.
So, this is what loadshedding is really about -- to do the things we're made to do, to run the race with determination, to live free from the burden of sin, to step out in faith, to take on the Great Unknown.