Practical ways to uncover your God-given gifts and talents

Acts 9:36 -42, gives an account of the death and raising to life of Dorcas, a faithful follower of Christ. She was a Christian. That’s the first thing we are told about Dorcas. It’s true that she did good deeds, including using her sewing talent to help other people. It’s noteworthy that we are toldContinue reading “Practical ways to uncover your God-given gifts and talents”

First things first … know who you are before you know what you are to do!

Women are doers. We’re always doing things. We feel good about ourselves when we do for other people. We do things without questioning why and what we’ll get in return. We have a heavy schedule and routine that affects other people. If we don’t cook, the family doesn’t get fed. If we don’t go toContinue reading “First things first … know who you are before you know what you are to do!”

Jamaica is a blessed nation!

I just returned from a brief vacation in Jamaica.  I was so blessed to be there.  Please see below, the letter that I wrote to the Jamaica Observer.  Take some time to give thanks to God for our blessed country! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/letters/Jamaica-is-a-blessed-nation_13920875 Dear Editor, It has been 20 years since I migrated to Canada from Jamaica.Continue reading “Jamaica is a blessed nation!”

Part 3 : Overcoming obstacles – The limitless potential of the child of God

This is the third in a series of blog posts on The Limitless Potential of the Child of God. In Part 2  I wrote about finding your purpose.   In this, the third and final part of the series, I speak about overcoming obstacles to the fulfilment of your purpose. A SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE ON FAILURE & SHORTCOMINGS From my own lifeContinue reading “Part 3 : Overcoming obstacles – The limitless potential of the child of God”

Surrender, detach & affirm

View the presentation on Slideshare š Surrendering is the act of accepting that the final outcome of a given situation is designed by the Divine Source – whatever the outcome may be…and šKnowing that the outcome is for the highest good of all, in fulfilment of my life’s purpose in the universe. “ For I knowContinue reading “Surrender, detach & affirm”

Part 2: Find your purpose: The limitless potential of the child of God

FINDING OUR PURPOSE This is the second part of a series of blog posts on The Limitless Potential of the Child of God.  In Part 1, I established that we have the divine nature of God and that with the mind of Christ, we can understand what our God-given purpose is on earth.  In Part 2,Continue reading “Part 2: Find your purpose: The limitless potential of the child of God”

Part 1: The limitless potential of the child of God

I am burdened that far too many Christians believe that they are limited.  I firmly believe that there is no limit to our God given potential.  The Child of God is a miracle – an expression of God’s supernatural transforming power, embodying miracles waiting to happen – as God continues to manifest his His power and blessingsContinue reading “Part 1: The limitless potential of the child of God”

Bible lessons for Black History Month

Euro-centric interpretations of the Bible have generally failed to acknowledge the presence and role of Black people in the Bible.  Christians need to gain an understanding of Black personalities in the Bible and to fully acknowledge their contribution to the spreading of the good news. The account of the conversion of the Ethiopian eunuch, anContinue reading “Bible lessons for Black History Month”

Stop oppressing women in the Church

 The Bible exalts women. The Bible applauds and honours the role of women in the home and in the society.  The Bible is filled with examples of women whose influence and actions have served to fulfil God’s plan and purpose for His Church and the world.  Women play prominent roles in many key biblical narrativesContinue reading “Stop oppressing women in the Church”

Confront what is false, receive what is true

In an earlier post, I used the story of Naaman’s healing in 2 Kings 5, to highlight how God can use people, considered unlikely sources, to bring His blessings to people in need.  I also pointed out that material things and psychological and social barriers can threaten the flow of God’s blessings.  Continuing with theContinue reading “Confront what is false, receive what is true”