Jesus is My Hero—and Yours Too

As I write this, my home country, Uganda is commemorating Heroes’ Day. For the best part of the day, medals will be awarded to our National heroes, both dead and alive. It is the same energy on Facebook. Everyone, young and old; male and female; poor and rich, is letting the world know who their

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The Promise to End all Promises

The Christian faith is one of promises fulfilled. This faith has under its coat some of the most ridiculous promises—ridiculous in a worldly sense—like one man living and dying to set over a billion captives free! But again, it’s the Christian faith which carries the promise of life—one which defeats death—and reigns supreme, forever. The

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Where are you looking?

It is important not to mistake the gospel for anything. This, at the same time means we should also not misunderstand the gospel’s importance for anything else. The very early morning of the first day of the week, the bible tells us, women prepared spices and set out for the tomb only to find the

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The Power of Prayer

Note: This is a talk I gave during the Overnight Prayers on 31st December, 2014 at St. Stephen’s Church, Nansana, Kampala-Uganda.  The assignment I have been given is ‘The Power of Prayer.’ But since I am not able to give you a ‘guide on how to have a powerful prayer’ (that is God’s dominion), I

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What is Grace?

The ‘short and meaty definition’ of grace, I believe, is this one I found somewhere: Grace is unconditional acceptance [by God] given to an undeserving person [the sinner] by an unobligated giver [God] (Emphasis mine). This short-on-word-but-long-meaning definition has three parts; unconditional acceptance, the undeserving person, and the unobligated giver. Romans 5:8, “But God commendeth

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