Lenses

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Through much studies and reflection I have come to realise that leaders of most known faith traditions were trying to reshape the minds of their audience in light of the socioeconomic challenges upon them in their era. For example, Jesus was trying to move the Jews away from some of the …

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On the Black Panther

Why Do We Still Have Problems with Our Identity and History? A short essay on aspects of the movie: Black Panther that is causing so much noise among ‘Christians’, especially those from Africa and African descent. If you have seen the movie Black Panther and are concerned or perhaps embarrassed about the ritual practises in some of the scenes, I …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

The Hebrew notion of truth has its root in the word: ‘Demet’, which simply means reliability. It is the unshakable dependability of a thing, a word, or, the faithfulness of a person. Unlike the Greek idea of truth, it is not timeless, binding or rigid, rather, it is fluid. In other words Demet has to …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

Parables were not unique to Jesus. They are part of an oral tradition for teaching universal truths in the ancient Middle East. In fact some of the parables in the gospels were known parables that were expanded by Jesus, providing radically new meaning. Hence Jesus' audience note that he spoke like, 'one with authority' (Matthew …

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This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship

The incarnation provided the platform for the inauguration of the Father's Kingdom by Jesus. Over the course of this series we examined the effect of the incarnation, particularly Jesus' teaching on the world, especially the West. And what it means for us, as we build for the future. For Paul: God was in Christ, reconciling the …

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