Category: Christianity

WE FEAR NAUGHT BUT GOD

The following is a devotional taken from my upcoming 30-day devotional book. To pre-order your copy click here The Recces, South Africa’s Special Forces Brigade, were an elite counter-insurgency special operations unit that specialised in long-range combat reconnaissance and unconventional airborne operations. The Recces carried out several combat operations in the Rhodesian Bush War, South…

The Coronavirus and YOUR Leadership

Today is a day when leadership is required in a unique way in our homes and communities. The way men choose to lead today will shape not only the outcome of the coronavirus pandemic at some level, but also how our wives, children and neighbours see us as men and leaders in the future. This…

Death or Glory

Thank you so much for visiting this page. I have just completed writing a 30-day devotional book that I’m sure you are going to enjoy. “Death or Glory” takes some of the most awesome military mottos and pulls them through the Scriptures, imbibing them with new gravitas and deeper meaning. I find so many mottos…

WHERE DOES DISCIPLINE COME FROM?

Where does discipline come from? This is a simple answer. This is a complex answer. One the one hand it comes from the Holy Spirit. He undergirds natural human abilities and directs them towards a goal more glorious than just your own ends. He directs them to bring glory to God. On the other hand,…

What Drives Me?

What drives me? At the end of last year, a friend asked me that. Two things drive me. 1: I know that somewhere out there, something, someone is also preparing. That thing or person is my enemy. It is working, training, planning and preparing to meet me on the battlefield of life[i]. I don’t know…

Table Talk: Episode 24 – Christians in an Age of Wealth: A Biblical Theology of Stewardship

0:00:00 – Opening 0:05:40 – Introducing Craig Blomberg 0:10:00 – Western entertainment mentality 0:15:30 – 2 Corinthians 9:16 0:18:00 – Lack of wealth creates an awareness of need for God 0:21:00 – Seduction of wealth to sin 0:28:30 – Zephaniah and Augustine – Wealth and sex 0:31:20 – Great Commission and money expenditure 0:33:20 –…

Table Talk: Episode 22 – From The Earth Up – “A Synoptic Portrait of Christ”

0:00:00 – Opening 0:01:03 – Welcoming Dr Darrell Bock 0:07:40 – The Synoptics particularly useful for the unbeliever 0:10:40 – How we handle the gospels unhelpfully 0:12:56 – Cultural Scripts 0:24:00 – How the Gospels came into existence 0:29:50 – The ‘missing’ gospels 0:40:00 – Jarius’ daughter and the differing accounts 0:48:58 – The healing…