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Monthly Archives: April 2019

A beautiful poem by Chloe Axford, it is based on John 20:1-18 and the image of the empty tomb as a symbol of Jesus’ resurrection. Enjoy! The promise of the empty tombRips the rug from under your feet,And says hold on tightWe’re going for a rideInto the deep unknown The promise of the empty tombSays the story doesn’t end the wayYou think it will.Yes, your future is set in stone,But I carved it and… Read More

Jesus said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.This is the first and great commandment.” Matthew 22:37-38 (NKJV) Now ask yourself is Christ or things the treasure of your heart? If you have become obsessed with money, movie stars, famous singers, electronics such as the latest apple gadgets or the latest fashion, not only is it sinful,… Read More

My son, do not walk in the way with them, Keep your foot from their path. Proverbs 1:15 (NKJV) Growing up in North America, especially back in the early 90s when there were only 25 to 30 Eritrean families in our city and no Eritrean students at my school. It truly made me feel like we were outsiders and I felt I had to try to fit in with the American culture in… Read More

The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying:  “Arise and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.”  Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, making something at the wheel. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed… Read More

An article in National Geographic several years ago provided a penetrating picture of God’s wings. After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno’s damage. One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of a tree. Somewhat sickened by the eerie sight, he knocked over the bird with a stick. When he… Read More

Good morning Deacon Hermon,  Thank you very much for coming to my Church’s  negdet and meeting with me and the youth. I hope you all had a blessed trip and arrived safely in Canada. Your sister in Christ, Selam This was the email I sent Deacon Hermon, on Monday morning following my Church’s negdet. It was just a way for me to say thank you for coming and to check if they… Read More

Throughout my life, I have been very fortunate to have encountered so many people and have made numerous acquaintance, but I can honestly tell you that I can count my true friends on one hand and that is because I am very selective with who my friends are. If there is one thing that I am extremely picky about in my life, it is my friends. I choose who my friends are… Read More