In the last few days, Kenyans have been glued to their television and newspapers watching the unfolding horror propagated by "pastor" Paul Mackenzie of the ironic Good News International church. The question in many people's minds is how this pastor managed to convince people to sell off property, move to his land and fast to … Continue reading When We Get Heaven All Wrong
Burn the old Bridge
If we keep looking over our past Imagining what would have beenWondering if we are missing outLonging for what this body cravesSoon we'll forget the chains of the old slave masterWe've got to burn that bridge so we never look back If we keep playing with the fireEntertaining that old man of sinFeeding him when … Continue reading Burn the old Bridge
When men are blind to the obvious!
I'm always amazed how easily we can miss things that are right infront of us. When something is so obvious to everyone else except us. Later on you hear friends say they can't believe you didn't see that. It was so obvious, how could you not see it. Many times we miss details about ourselves … Continue reading When men are blind to the obvious!
The Mirage of this Life
Given a choice between heaven and this world many choose what they can see. They'd rather have the bird in the hand that 9 in the bush. This world and it's promises seem tangible. And nothing is more appealing and trustworthy than what we can see and touch. We want to live life to the … Continue reading The Mirage of this Life
Song of Longing
I heard a voice walking down the planetA tune that drew me close to listenIt felt like a cheer but also like cryingI think it was both,the echo of distant voicesSome wailed while others rejoiced greatlyIt was like the noise of battle won and lostBut both camps took turn to rejoice and mourn I turned … Continue reading Song of Longing
One Last Thought
When your breath fadesAnd you hear the last bellsWhen a voice whispers in your mindAnd deep in thought your hear a last wordI wonder what will come to mind one last time What will become of my life?Who will look after the children?What of my life plans and ambitions?What legacy do I leave behind after … Continue reading One Last Thought
I want to See Him
When I miss the light of dayAnd the moon denies me her gazeWhen the mountains sink behindAnd there's no waters to swim againMy one and only desire is to see Him When my body gives in to painAnd I succumb to the way of lifeI want to wake and see himSee him who made me … Continue reading I want to See Him
Photo by Chetan Menaria Perfect Imperfection ***** I look out of my window and see your beauty You are wholesomely breathtaking yet so imperfect The mountains on your shoulders are mind-blowing But the wounds on your heart so sickening You are altogether beautiful and yet so wretched ***** You give birth to beautiful angels, a … Continue reading Perfect imperfection
Do I really want heaven?
***** I have been wondering why many Christians and churches speak so little of our eternal home. I'm not saying they don't reference heaven in sermons and conversations but most of the time that's as far as it goes. I mean when is the last time a sermon topic was Heaven, the new creation, living … Continue reading Do I really want heaven?