3 Ways to Respond Rightly to Viral News

/
Living in a digital age means we all have been given access to information like never before, and will find ourselves surrounded by a culture that demands a response from us on issues that affect us—directly or indirectly. This got me thinking of the following: How should we engage with the news we come across? Is there a biblical response we as believers should adopt?

4 Tips to Survive A Second Lockdown

/
I tried to count my blessings. I still have my job, my friends and family, and a roof over my head. But yet other emotions such as anger, sadness, and disappointment, pushed in at me. Anger that my brief taste of freedom has been taken away, sadness at not knowing when I’ll be able to see my family in New Zealand again, and disappointment at having plans cancelled yet again. 

EPL Champions After 30 Years: What Liverpool's Win Taught Me About Victory and Defeat

/
It’s the moment every Liverpool fan has been dreaming of. After 30 long years, countless close runs, and a three-month delay no thanks to Covid-19, Liverpool Football Club have finally been crowned Champions of English football, with a record-breaking seven games in hand and a 23-point lead.
How Should Believers Respond to the Killing of Black People

How Should Believers Respond to the Killing of Black People?

/
This week, a police officer in Minneapolis held his knee to the neck of George Floyd, an African American man. After nine minutes of what can only be described as desperate pleas and cries, George died. He was murdered on a street, in broad daylight, by an institution designed to protect people.

Ravi Zacharias Would Not Want Us to Mourn for Him

/
Death is never timely. No matter how much time we’ve had to “prepare” for it.  That’s how I felt last night when a friend forwarded me a photograph of a smiling Ravi Zacharias with the numbers “1946-2020” displayed across it. 

Dear Ravi, I Met You When I Was On The Verge Of Leaving The Faith

/
Dear Ravi, Like many others around the world, my heart has been heavy all weekend as I’ve taken in the latest update from your daughter about you. After just two short months since being diagnosed with sarcoma and undergoing chemotherapy, you’ve been told that “no options for further treatment remain”.

Dear Covid-19, I Wish We Never Met . . .

/
Dear Corona, You’ve been on my lips almost every day, and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about you for weeks now. I’ve even been stalking you online—seeing what you’ve been up to lately, following your every move. Clearly, you’ve captivated me like no other.

Covid-19: Calm Your Farm and Carry on With Life

/
Things got very serious when WHO declared Covid-19 a pandemic just over a week ago, coupled with countries going into lockdowns with tighter security measures in place, and a second wave of panic set in. The fear of a lockdown, with shops and schools closed, are sending people to the supermarkets to clear shelves out of long-life foods such as pasta, canned tunas, flour—to name a few.

Coronavirus Pandemic: I'm Afraid, and I Don't Even Know Why

/
Last night, the panic rose to a new level as the governor ordered all K-12 schools in the state to close for three full weeks. This morning, I woke up to the first three confirmed cases right here in my own city.