My testimony (part 1) – why this site exists 😇

Life. The journey we are all on. Different paths leading each of us on varied experiences. We rise, we fall and hope to share our story to the benefit of someone else. Mine is a story of persistence. Persistence in hoping and trusting in God, believing I could achieve what others thought impossible. The first … Continue reading My testimony (part 1) – why this site exists 😇

COVID, Russia/Ukraine, recession…does the Bible have a say?

Over the past three years i.e. since 2020, the world has faced two epic shocks that no one predicted - the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, and the Russia/Ukraine crisis in early 2022. In this note, I look at some of the important mega trends that these shocks have accelerated. Specifically, I highlight how these shocks seem to affect almost all countries in similar ways, leading to similar responses. Also, how these shocks are driving more cohesion by world leaders and peoples in how they deal with what they consider to be a shared problem. What is really happening? What could it imply for your money? And does the Bible have anything to say about all this?

Wealth/riches, influence and serving God – Joseph and Nicodemus

Sometime this week, I was reading about Ken Costa, an accomplished and successful South African banker and philantropist who had just become chairman of a private equity fund. He had written a book about Joseph of Arimathea and this piqued my interest to study further about this Joseph. Below are my findings about this rich … Continue reading Wealth/riches, influence and serving God – Joseph and Nicodemus

Comparing God’s salvation of Noah and Lot – Both righteous but different 🙏🏾

Noah and Lot were both saved by God before destruction was visited on the whole earth and on Sodom. But what are the similarities and differences we can find from the Bible about these two stories to help us get a clearer picture of the state of humanity and even righteous people in the end … Continue reading Comparing God’s salvation of Noah and Lot – Both righteous but different 🙏🏾

What could ‘gods’ look like in our lives today?

Exodus 20:3-6; Deuteronomy 6:14-15; 13:6-8 In Bible times, the people (aka gentiles/heathen) who surrounded the Israelites worshipped images, sculptures etc...lifeless things they held in high esteem above the true God. As it was in those times, worshiping these gods was very common and attractive. At a more fundamental level, it’s attraction was partly borne out … Continue reading What could ‘gods’ look like in our lives today?