The Thin Line Between Faith and Doubt: How Mary Excelled Where Zechariah Stumbled

Two encounters, one angel, different outcomes. That is the simple sum-up of Gabriel’s visits to Zechariah and Mary. But there’s a lot more to it than it sounds. How Shall I Know this? Alone in the temple, performing his priestly duties, Zechariah suddenly saw a flash. It was Gabriel. He came with news. Elizabeth would …

Finding Purpose in Little Things: How a Congregation’s Need Was Met

It was a quiet Sunday afternoon.I sat musing over the complimentary remarks I received some moments earlier. It happened that I had a necessary stopover at a friend’s place the night before. Knowing that I wanted to attend church in the morning (before advancing on my journey), I asked what church my friend attended. He …

30 Things a Christian Should Do Before Turning 30: A Bucket List From Jesus’ Life

So much has been said about what a youth ought to accomplish before turning 30. This is probably because, the commencement of the third decade marks a major defining period in a person’s life. Biblically, 30 appear to be the age when a Levite picks up his service and a man is considered mature (Numbers …