Book Review : Brave in the making

Book Review : Brave in the making

June 17, 2022

In his book, Brave in the making, Travis Barnes uses modern-day examples of people who faced challenges alongside Biblical characters who faced similar challenges. Travis encourages young people to become fearless disciples who live for Jesus and his cause.  Each chapter focuses on one aspect of what being brave looks like in everyday life and […]

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Short Devotion : 1 Peter 4:4

Short Devotion : 1 Peter 4:4

May 19, 2019

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “They are surprised that you do not join them in their reckless, wild living, and they heap abuse on you.” 1 Peter 4:4 Why are they surprised? Why would the simple decision not to join people in their reckless behaviour, cause them to abuse us? When…

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My thoughts on different women in the Bible

Women in the Bible : Jael

January 29, 2019

Jael was married to Heber, who was a descendant of Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law (v.11). So Jael had a kinship tie to the Israelites. But, “there was an alliance between Jabin king of Canaanites Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite” (Judges 4:17). It seems that the Heber was a tinsmith who made farming and…

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