What Hilary Banks and I have in Common

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is one of my all-time favourite sitcoms. From Carlton’s dancing, Will’s antics to Jeffery’s sarcasm I can’t seem to get enough. However I never expected that God would use an episode of this secular sitcom to further cement something that He has been trying to get me to understand for quite some time. I know it sounds a bit crazy, but hear me out. Continue reading

Food 4 Thought: Worship

Recently God used Amos 5, particularly verses 21-24 to help me to have a better understanding of the essence of WORSHIP. You see, the people of Israel were offering God worship that was insincere and there was plenty of sin taking place in the land. This angered God and He HATED their worship (Amos 5:21-23). Their music was noise to Him (v23), their burnt offerings were meaningless (v22) and their assembling together was a STENCH (v21b). Continue reading

Clear the Stage!!!!

I don’t usually visit other churches, but this Sunday was different. I had the opportunity to worship at a quaint church in the heart of St.Andrew, Jamaica. Looking around at the attire of the congregants and hearing the names I realized that the church was African based. Continue reading

Are you smarter than……..a donkey?

God used a story of a man and his donkey to teach me an important life lesson and I want to share it with you. The story can be found in Numbers 22, however I will summarize.

Balaam was going on a trip with some Moabite leaders to see a king (Balak), but an angel stood in the way to try to stop him. There’s a twist! Continue reading

THE VERDICT

I was feeling a bit frustrated with myself recently. I began to think about the many times I pray “Lord, I surrender to YOUR way” and then turn around and do things my way. I was tired of asking God to forgive me for disobeying Him and for some reason I was starting to feel as if He was tired of me too. Continue reading