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Understanding PISTIS

Understanding PISTIS

Faith is coined from the Greek word PISTIS which means persuasion, belief, assurance, fidelity, them that believe. Faith is not a condition but a means, and this means is by God. We were freely justified by grace through faith in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:21-25, 5:1-2, Ephesians 2:8). It is the gospel that gives faith. For […]

The Power Of Prayer

The Power Of Prayer

Prayer is one of the basic places a believer exercises his authority. By prayer we bring finality to situations, there’s no finality until you’ve prayed. The Greek word for prayer is PROSEUCHE (Luke 19) it means to worship, an oratory, to pray earnestly and the word Proseuche has its root from PROSEUCHEMAI which means to […]

The Manipulators

The Manipulators

When my friend asked me if I could work under intense pressure, I said yes but was wondering how intense this pressure could be. I sent my application and I was selected. It was later I discovered that this company disguises to be a regular company but it is the Church office of the place […]

The Longing For a Dad

The Longing For a Dad

To me, the story could be summed up this way: David had a deep longing for a father. He had one, of course, in Jack Cassidy, who was a Broadway star and celebrity in his own right. But Jack divorced David’s mother, and in many ways, he walked out of his son’s life. For the […]

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

Ramadan Kareem – Al-Maslaha

The notion of maslaha, as a legal term, has given rise to numerous debates since it was first used, principally by the ulama of the Maliki school, against the firm opposition displayed by the Zahiri school, and in particular by Ibn Hazm. These quarrels were very often ill founded, and it seems that very often it […]

Know The Warning Signs

Know The Warning Signs

We’ve all had that friend that has been in the wrong relationship, right? We want to offer her earth-shattering words of caution or life-changing wisdom that will change her situation. We want save her from what is certain to devastating consequences down the road. (Who am I kidding?!  We want to shake her, until she […]

Caring For The Earth

Caring For The Earth

1. Humans are given the task of stewarding the earth. In the very first book of the Bible-Genesis–God places Adam in the Garden of Eden to “tend and watch over it” (Genesis 2:15). God of course is capable of caring for the earth He created Himself, but it is significant that he assigns this task […]

Pleasing People Isn’t A Part Of The Deal

Pleasing People Isn’t A Part Of The Deal

Have you noticed the influx of media marketing lately? Post after post offers seminars or curriculum to help you “be the best you” that you can be because you deserve to live your dreams or change the world with your passion. Am I the only one who feels pangs of anxiety when I look over […]

Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Unlocking the Power of Prayer

Carly was feeling overwhelmed with life. A budding entrepreneur, she was passionate about her business and truly believed in what she was doing. But fear often got the best of her. What if the business fails? she thought. What if no one wants to buy from me? What if I don’t make enough money this […]

Try Trusting Again Even After The Hard Times

Try Trusting Again Even After The Hard Times

If you’ve ever found yourself saying “This wasn’t supposed to happen” I know how you feel. I, too, found myself saying that at 19 years old when my father’s alcoholism was revealed and my parents divorced. I was raised in the church so that was the last thing I expected to happen in my family. […]

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