13 August 2016

Without Wood

Proverbs 26:20 states 

Without wood, fire goes out; without gossip, conflict dies down.
In life you have to decide is it really worth it. If you continually add more fuel to the fire, the flame will only get bigger. If gossip comes your way and you carry it on or add to it, the stories will only grow. Sometimes it's better to just leave it all alone. Let it die down. Or even better ensure you have no part in it. 

This is also true concerning having the last word. It's okay to be right. You do not have to hammer home your point. Just be satisfied enough to walk away from any disagreement that is not bearing any fruit.

3 August 2016

Worship Wednesdays | Leah Smith

Today's Worship Wednesday features Leah Smith. 

Leah once sung for Israel and New Breed but has since branched out on her own. Last year she lead the praise and worship at P4CM's Rhetoric 2015. Its is so worth listening to and as the video contains the lyrics you can sing along and get your praise on too. 

26 July 2016

R.I.P. Jacques Hamel

Prayers go out to the family of Priest Jacques Hamel. Who at 85 years old lost his life to yet another terrorist attack in France. Our prayers also go out to the church attendees some of whom witnessed the attack and was injured themselves. The church was said to be holding mass when two men entered and took hostages. 

France seems to be experiencing a recurring terror attacks. It was only a few weeks ago a lorry drove over bystanders during Bastille day celebrations. Let us pray for France and her people.

Do churches need to be more vigilant? 

23 July 2016

Wi2M Presents Who Am I

Wi2M (Word into Movement) presents an event called Who Am I.

This event is aimed towards teenage girls and it's not just a youth workshop but aims to empower young people to be the champions God created them to be.

To book a place head over to EventBrite

17 July 2016

Who Gives You Life?

Do you ever find that there are common sayings that just does not sit well with your soul. Especially if like me you are a person who thinks about the choice of words used in conversation or in anything. That over thinking over analytical mind does wonders. Yet you could just simply be aware of the power of your words and how everything you say can impact your life.

For instance the term : "(blank) gives me life"

Over the last couple of years this term has becoming really popular amongst many. The urban dictionary top definition describes its meaning as 

Anything that you get excited or pumped about; anything that makes you laugh e.g. "Honey that dress you got on is giving me life!"
It's probably something I would have been more than happy to say it few years ago. Yet when I began hearing this phrase used to describe joy I had to ask myself well, who gives me life? Can someone give me life from their outfit to what they say. Could I possibly attribute my life to someone other than God. Its what I feel get stirred up in my soul when I ponder the term.

1 Thessalonians 5:10 states that Christ ... died for us, that whether we wake or sleep we should live together with Him.  Yes he died so that we may have life. 

In Genesis 2:7  God breathed into Adam's nostrils he became a living being. So nothing but God can give you life. For some it may not be all that deep but for those who understand breath and spirit and the power of words it really is that deep. 

God deserves all the glory and all the praise. On He alone gives life. 

God gives me life and I am thankful.

7 July 2016

Nigeria Closing Noisey Churches

Lagos, Nigeria has been on a cosmopolitan drive for the past few years. Many things have been put n place to improve the city and make it function a particular type of way. As a result noise pollution is high on the agenda. However this strict policy on noise has resulted in many churches being closed in Lagos. Mosques have also been closed alongside bars and hotels who are not compliant with state regulation.

The majority of the churches have been affected are those in temporary tent structures, which will no longer be allowed. As they are not able to offer the necessary sound proofing that would allow them to operate within the guidelines. Nigeria has set a target for Lagos to be noise free and a mega city ready to compete globally by 2020. 

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